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Coast Guard medevacs injured fisherman 50 miles east of Gloucester

An aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod medevaced a 37-year-old man from the fishing boat Orion Tuesday after he suffered a severe hand injury while about 50 miles east of Gloucester. Another Orion fisherman used a VHF radio to hail for help and report the man’s glove caught on a line going into a winch, and he suffered a severe hand injury. The helicopter crew diverted from a search and rescue training event in Boston Harbor to help the injured man. After hoisting the man from the fishing boat onto the helicopter, he was flown to Massachusetts General Hospital where his care was transferred to awaiting medical personnel. -USCG- 17:31

Coast Guard medevacs injured fisherman near the Mississippi River Gulf

FVGold GreenA Coast Guard helicopter crew medevaced one person from a fishing vessel near the Mississippi River Gulf outlet, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report of a crewmember who was reportedly suffering from a head wound,,, Read the rest here 18:50