ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Coast Guard came to the aid of a ship captain who was injured aboard his vessel off the southern New Jersey coast.

An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Atlantic City responded to the 274-meter long Almi Voyager motor transport on Saturday. The vessel was about 356 miles east of Cape May at the time.

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Officials say the captain suffered a leg injury, thought it wasn’t clear how he was injured. His name was not released.

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The helicopter crew was able to hoist the captain up to the aircraft and flew him to a hospital. He was in stable condition, but further details on his status were not disclosed Sunday.

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