Navy SAR transports man to UW hospital

  • Tuesday, December 19, 2017 12:44pm
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A search-and-rescue team from Naval Air Station Whidbey Island conducted a medical evacuation from Olympic Medical Center in Port Angeles to the University of Washington Hospital Saturday.

The six-team crew responded to an early morning call for a man whose pacemaker was not functioning properly, according to a press release. The crew launched just before 3:45 a.m. and arrived at Olympic Medical Center at 4 a.m.

This was the 20th medical evacuation of the year for NAS Whidbey SAR.

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