Coast Guard medevacs sailor missing for more than 60 days

Mike Schuler
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April 2, 2015

A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew lands at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital in Norfolk, Va., Thursday, April 2, 2015, after medevacing a sailor who had been missing for more than 60 days. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard 5th District Command Center in Portsmouth received notification from the 1,085-foot German-flagged motor vessel Houston Express at approximately 1:30 p.m. indicating they spotted the man on his vessel approximately 200 miles east of Cape Hatteras, N.C., and took him aboard. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Walter Shinn)


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