Crew­man res­cued from tanker off Oahu

Honolulu Star-Advertiser - - LOCAL -

Coast Guard air crews on Satur­day mede­vaced a 31-yearold crew­man from the tanker Barcelona Knut­sen 13 miles south of Oahu.

The re­quest for the mede­vac came at 7 p.m. Thurs­day af­ter the man in­jured his face while work­ing on a fire ex­tin­guisher, the Coast Guard said by email. The ves­sel was about 575 miles south of Hawaii is­land at the time.

At 8:27 a.m., an MH-65 Dol­phin he­li­copter crew from Bar­bers Point hoisted the crew­man aboard and de­liv­ered him in stable con­di­tion to Emer­gency Med­i­cal Ser­vices per­son­nel at the Daniel K. Inouye In­ter­na­tional Air­port.

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