Coast Guard Rescues Worker

Tuesday, June 06, 2006
A Coast Guard rescue helicopter crew airlifted a male crewman today from the oil rig South Pass 57, located approximately 10 miles east of the mouth of the Mississippi River near Southwest Pass. Search and rescue coordinators from Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call that a crewmember aboard the oil rig sustained an injury on the helicopter landing pad. An HH-65C Dolphin rescue helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans was dispatched and transported the crewman to Ochsner Hospital in New Orleans.

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