Fisherman airlifted from ship off Montauk

A fisherman is recovering after being airlifted from a ship in the waters off Montauk. The Coast Guard says the unidentified 23-year-old man was on

Officials say the fisherman was rescued after cutting his finger while out at sea.

Officials say the fisherman was rescued after cutting his finger while out at sea. (4/11/13)

MONTAUK - A fisherman is recovering after being airlifted from a ship in the waters off Montauk.

The Coast Guard says the unidentified 23-year-old man was on a fishing boat about 39 miles southeast of Montauk Point.

According to officials, the man severed his middle finger while working with fishing gear and needed help.

A rescue helicopter from Cape Cod pulled him from his boat and took him to a hospital in Greenport.
 

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