Crewman winched after severe foot injury

A US Navy MH-60 Seahawk helicopter rescued a 55-year-old crewman from the research vessel Kilo Moana, hoisting him after he sustained a severe foot injury 175 miles northeast of Kaneohe Bay.

The helicopter and crew was dispatched from Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 37 from Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Oahu took the man to MCB Hawaii where he was met by awaiting emergency medical personnel for further transport to Queens Medical Centre.

 

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