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Coast Guard airlifts sick man from container ship

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KEY WEST, Fla. (WSVN) -- The U.S. Coast Guard has released new video of a medical evacuation from a container ship in the Keys.

The Coast Guard had to rescue a man who was complaining of abdominal pain, Sunday morning. The video of the rescue was released at around 12 noon Monday.

In the video, you can see the 34-year-old man hoisted from the container ship and into a helicopter by the rescue crew.

The ship, Discovery Horizon, was about 20 miles west of Key West. The man was taken to the Lower Keys Medical Center in Key West where he remains hospitalized in stable condition.

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