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Video: Coast Guard medevacs scallop fisherman 35 miles east of Chincoteague, Va.

486x274_q75 scalloper good news 2 hoistThe Coast Guard medevaced a man Saturday from a fishing boat about 35 miles east of Chincoteague. Watchstanders at the Sector Hampton Roads Command Center in Portsmouth received notification at approximately 10:45 a.m. a 58-year-old crewman aboard the commercial fishing boat Good News II out of Hampton was having trouble breathing and requested assistance.  An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Elizabeth City, North Carolina, diverted from another mission at about 10:50 a.m. The aircrew arrived on scene at about 11:25 a.m., hoisted the man and transported him to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital in Norfolk at about 12:20 p.m. in stable condition. Link Watch video here 18:24

Coast Guard rescue crews medically evacuated a 72-year-old Fisherman from F/V Good News II

Watchstanders  received notification at approximately 4:30 p.m. from the Good News II of a crew member reportedly suffering from a potential stroke. [email protected]uscg logo