On August 25th, at approximately 6:20 a.m. watchstanders at the U.S. Coast Guard District 17 command center received a request for a medevac from the F/V NORTHERN EAGLE. A 26-year-old crewmember was suffering from abdominal pain; an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter air crew was dispatched from Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak. The crew reached the fishing vessel, which was about 23 miles northwest of St. Paul Island, and successfully hoisted the crewmember at about 8:15 p.m. The worker was airlifted to St. Paul, where a transfer was made to emergency medical services at 9:00 p.m. The crewmember received further medical attention in Anchorage.
On August 25th, at about 4:25 p.m., watchstanders at the U.S. Coast Guard District 17 command center received yet another request for a medevac from the F/V ASIAN MAJESTY. The request pertained to a 41-year-old male crew member who was experiencing chest pain. At the time of the request, the vessel was positioned approximately 483 miles southwest of Dutch Harbor, Alaska. The vessel was directed to navigate to a rendezvous point to facilitate the medevac.