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NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced a crewmember from an offshore platform Sunday near Venice, Louisiana.
Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a call at 11:51 p.m. Saturday from an offshore rig stating a 47-year-old male was experiencing heart attack-like symptoms.
Watchstanders coordinated the launch of a Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew to assist.
The helicopter crew landed on the platform early Sunday morning, onloaded the crewmember and transferred him to University Medical Center in New Orleans.
The crewmember was last reported to be in stable condition
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