Sailor in distress medevaced 120 miles offshore

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A Coast Guard air crew medically evacuated a 29-year-old man off a sailing vessel Friday approximately 120 miles southeast of Corpus Christi, Texas.

At approximately 7:30 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi watchstanders received a call via satellite phone from a crewmember aboard the 37-foot sailboat Neso, stating that another crewmember aboard was suffering from severe abdominal pain and dehydration.

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