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Coast Guard Medevacs Mariner Near Allen Bay

The Coast Guard medevaced a mariner Monday from an aground vessel near Allen Bay.

Posted: Feb 2, 2021 3:29 PM

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced a mariner Monday from an aground vessel near Allen Bay.
Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report from Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s office at 3:30 p.m. of a 15-foot skiff boat that ran aground in the Allen Bay area with one person aboard.
The watchstanders directed the launch of a Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter and a Coast Guard Station Venice 24-Foot Special Purpose Craft to the area.
The helicopter crew arrived on scene, hoisted the male, and transported them to Plaquemines Parish Medical Center in reportedly stable condition.

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