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Medevac of Injured Fisherman

On July 5, 2006, Peter Horn, 54, suffered chest pains and mutiple abrasionas and lacerations to his abdomen when a rigging form the 50-foot vessel, Ann Elizabeth, fell overboard, taking him with it. Horn was pinned between the cable and hull of the vessel. His shipmates helped him back aboard the boat after he freed himself.

A Coast Guard helicopter from the Air Station in Atlantic City was dispatched to the scene and medevaced Horn to South Jersey Medical Center in Neptune, N.J. The accident took place 25 miles off the coast of Manasquan Inlet, N.J. The Ann Elizabeth home ports in Barnegat Light, N.J.

Source: USCG Press Release

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