Coast Guard Medevacs 4 After Boat Explosion in Bahamas
The four Americans were brought to Clearwater where emergency medical services awaited.
CLEARWATER – The U.S. Coast Guard helped the Royal Bahamas Police Force on Saturday (June 30), medevacing four American citizens to Florida after an explosion on a boat near Exuma, Bahamas.
At 11:06 a.m. Coast Guard Seventh District watchstanders received a call from the Royal Bahamas Police Force requesting help after boaters suffered from various injuries.
An HC-130 Hercules airplane crew with two medical personnel from Air Station Clearwater was launched, landed in Exuma, and transported the boaters to the air station where emergency medical services awaited.
The cause of the incident is under investigation by the Exuma branch of the Royal Bahamas Police Force.
Photo courtesy of the U.S. Coast Guard PA Detachment Tampa Bay.
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