Cormorant helicopter. File photo
A Cormorant search and rescue helicopter carried out a medical evacuation of a crewmember early this morning from a vessel 40 nautical miles southwest of Burgeo.
The crewmember was brought to the Stephenville Airport and handed over to waiting health-care ambulance officials.
No details on the crewmember’s condition are available at this time.
The Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre in Halifax tasked the Royal Canadian Air Force CH-149 Cormorant helicopter from 103 Search and Rescue Squadron in Gander.