SAN DIEGO — A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter flew a 71-year-old man to a San Diego hospital Tuesday after he suffered a possible heart attack on a fishing boat 30 miles off San Diego.
The man was aboard the 56-foot commercial fishing boat Seeker when he collapsed, injuring himself just before noon, the Los Angeles Times reported.
The Coast Guard dispatches an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from San Diego after receiving a mayday call from the Seeker. It hoisted the man aboard flew him to San Diego for emergency medical care.
The man’s identity and condition were not immediately available.