Man suffering from abdominal pain airlifted from container ship

Coast Guard helicopter hoists man from ship off coast of Key West

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A man is airlifted from a container ship off the coast of Key West.

KEY WEST, Fla. - A man suffering from abdominal pain was airlfited from a container ship off the coast of Key West on Sunday night.

The U.S. Coast Guard said the 34-year-old man on the Horizon Discovery was airlifted about 20 miles west of Key West.

A Coast Guard helicopter from the Miami Beach station hoisted the man from the ship.

He was taken to Lower Keys Medical Center, where he was transferred in stable condition.

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