Coast Guard 8th District Public Affairs Detachment Texas
8th District Public
Affairs Detachment Texas
Coast Guard medevacs woman boater near Port Aransas, Texas
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas— The Coast Guard medevaced a boater Saturday evening
from a 48-foot vessel three miles northeast of Port Aransas.
Sector/Air Station Corpus
Christi watchstanders received a report from Sea Tow dispatchers
that a 56-year-old woman aboard the vessel Viking was reportedly suffering from
a possible back injury after the vessel ran aground in Redfish Bay.
Watchstanders consulted with the duty flight surgeon who recommended the
A Station Port Aransas Response Boat-Medium crew
arrived on scene and transported the injured woman to
awaiting emergency medical services personnel at Conn Brown Harbor.
The woman was reported to be in stable