Video: NYPD saves ship engineer in helicopter rescue mission

Police staged a nighttime helicopter rescue mission, saving the life of the ship's 60-year-old chief engineer, who had a heart attack


By Marc Santora
The New York Times Blogs

NEW YORK — A 60-year-old engineer aboard the Grey Shark had a heart attack Tuesday night and had to be airlifted to a hospital on Staten Island.

The New York police staged a nighttime helicopter rescue mission in New York Harbor on Tuesday, saving the life of the ship's 60-year-old chief engineer, who had a heart attack while the 360-foot cargo vessel was anchored far from shore.

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