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Coast Guard rescues sailor near Coos Bay

After three hours of communication, the Coast Guard was able to send a helicopter rescue crew to the boat.

Posted: Oct 19, 2019 9:27 AM

COOS BAY, Ore. – A sailor is recovering after being rescued by the Coast Guard around 3 a.m. Friday morning, 15 miles west of Coos Bay.

Officials with the Coast Guard said the man was experiencing chest pain and seasickness on a fishing vessel.

After three hours of communication, the Coast Guard was able to send a helicopter rescue crew to the boat.

The Coast Guard does not know the current condition of the man.

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