Coast Guard medevacs man experiencing symptoms of appendicitis

first_imgThe U.S. Coast Guard medevaced a man Saturday off a bulk carrier 122 miles southwest of Adak.According to a USCG news release, crewmembers of a Jayhawk helicopter were able to lift the man from the 652-foot carrier and transfer him to a LifeMed aircrew in Adak.The 27-year-old was suffering from symptoms of appendicitis. At the time, the vessel Snowy was in 29 mile per hour winds and 13 foot seas.last_img