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OVERBOARD CREWMAN AIRLIFTED FROM GULF SUPPLY VESSEL

The Coast Guard has airlifted an injured crewman from a Lake Charles Pilot boat approximately 10 miles south of Sabine Pass. The crewman had fallen overboard from the offshore supply vessel, Miss Mia, and had been rescued by the pilot boat. The injured crewman was airlifted by a Coast Guard MH-65 helicopter and transported to St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont, Texas for treatment. Facts related to the cause of the accident are unknown at this time, as is the condition of the rescued crewman.