Navy SAR conducts medical evacuation on Olympic Peninsula

  • Tuesday, October 15, 2019 4:24pm
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On Oct. 3, a search and rescue team from Naval Air Station Whidbey Island responded to a call to transport a 59-year-old heart attack victim from Forks Community Hospital to Harrison Medical Center in Bremerton.

The crew members arrived in Forks at approximately 1:15 a.m. and picked up the woman. The SAR crew landed at Bremerton National Airport by 3 a.m. where they transferred the patient into an ambulance.

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