U.S. Coast Guard Begins Rescue Efforts in Hurricane Dorian Aftermath in Marsh Harbour
By Space Coast Daily // September 3, 2019
aircrews completed five medical evacuations of 19 people, ranging in ages from children to elderly
(U.S. COAST GUARD) — Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crews, forward-deployed to Andros Island, medevaced 19 people from the Marsh Harbour Clinic to Nassau International Airport on Monday.
Four Jayhawk aircrews completed five medical evacuations of 19 people, ranging in ages from children to elderly, from the Marsh Harbour clinic to Nassau emergency medical personnel at the Nassau International Airport in various medical conditions.
As Hurricane Dorian began to make its way toward the Bahamas, the Coast Guard pre-positioned several surface assets in Key West and positioned Jayhawk helicopter crews on Andros Island to be able to respond to the devastation created by Hurricane Dorian.
The Coast Guard plans to continue the search in the Bahamas at first light Tuesday.
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