Coast Guard Responds To Injured Fisherman Near Nantucket

The Coast Guard flew an injured fisherman to the hospital on Sunday about 60 miles south of Nantucket.

A distress call was received about 3:30 Sunday morning from the fishing vessel Furious when a 41 year old crew members suffered a hand injury and requested assistance.

An Air Station Cape Cod Jayhwak transported the man to Mass General after hoisting him aboard the chopper at about 7 am.

The boat is homeported in Stonington, Connecticut. 

Photo: Getty Images North America

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