Video: US Coast Guard Rescues Injured Crew

May 11, 2022

A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crew medevaced four men from a sailboat — which was traveling from Bermuda to the United States – after they “sustained injuries due to heavy sea conditions” around 80 nautical miles south of New York.

The U.S. Coast Guard Northeast said, “This past Sunday, U.S. Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound watchstanders were notified that four crewmembers aboard the 39-foot sailing vessel, Calypso, were in need of U.S. Coast Guard assistance 80 nautical miles south of Montauk, New York.

US Coast Guard May 2022

“The crew had no means of communication other than text message and had sustained injuries due to heavy sea conditions on their voyage from Bermuda to Connecticut. Air Station Cape Cod responded and successfully brought them safely to land in Gabreski, NY to be transported to a higher level of care.”

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