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Coast Guard rescues injured fisherman off Port Aransas coast

Posted: 11:51 AM, Aug 01, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-01 12:51:54-04

CORPUS CHRISTI – A rescue team from the U.S. Coast Guard  medeveced a crew member from a 95-foot fishing boat 38 miles southeast of Port Aransas yesterday.

According to USCG, watchstanders at Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi received a request Monday evening from the captain of the Lady Jennie, after a crewmember reportedly suffered a head injury.

An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Air Station Corpus Christi was able to hoist the injured crew member from the ship, and transport him to Spohn-Shoreline Hospital