Coast Guard 8th District Public Affairs Detachment Texas
8th District Public
Affairs Detachment Texas
Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Cameron, Louisiana
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a 46-year-old man off a work barge
27 miles south of Cameron, Lousisiana, Thursday afternoon.
Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a request
from an representative from the salvage company Resolve Marine for
the medevac of a crewmember on the work barge Conquest
MB-1who had suffered a serious injury to his hand. Watchstanders
notified the duty flight surgeon who recommended the medevac.
An Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew arrived on scene and
transported the crewmember to awaiting emergency medical services personnel at
Chennault Airport in Lake Charles, Louisiana.
The injured man was last reported in stable condition.