Tugboat crew member airlifted to St. John's hospital
A Canadian military helicopter hoisted a crew member from a tugboat to safety on Tuesday evening and flew him to hospital in St. John's.
The man, 26, was on a ship about 160 kilometres south of Cape Race, on the southeast corner of Newfoundland's Avalon Peninsula.
He was flown to the Health Sciences Centre.
There was no immediate word on his condition.