(WTXL) — United States Coast Guard Air Station helicopter crews from Clearwater were deployed to Andros Island Tuesday.
"Four Jayhawk aircrews completed five medical evacuations of 19 people, ranging in ages from children to elderly, from the Marsh Harbour clinic to Nassau emergency medical personnel at the Nassau International Airport in various medical conditions," the Coast Guard wrote in a press release.
#USCG Air Station #Clearwater helicopter crews, forward-deployed to #AndrosIsland, are conducting medical evacuations in support of search and rescue and humanitarian aid in the #Bahamas following #HurricaneDorian. More info & imagery here: https://t.co/asAjnsQVPU #USCGDorian pic.twitter.com/BF46yBS2FJ— USCGSoutheast (@USCGSoutheast) September 3, 2019
MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crews helped conduct medical evacuations in support of search and rescue and humanitarian aid in the Bahamas.
The Coast Guard plans to continue it’s search in the Bahamas at first light Tuesday.