Coast Guard Medevaced Diver

A coast guard rescue helicopter and boat crews medevaced a 56 year old man after a dive accident 30 miles south of Beaufort Inlet Saturday.

Crewman aboard the dive boat Midnight Express called the coast guard around 10:45 a.M. reporting that a diver had completed a 110-foot dive and upon resurfacing the diver complained over shortness of breath and other symptoms.

The rescue helicopter crew transported the patient to a hospital in Norfolk. No word on his condition.


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