A Coast Guard helicopter, not necessarily the one in the story. Courtesy Department of Defense

A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter evacuated a 7-month-old baby with pneumonia from Catalina Airport to Long Beach Monday.

“Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach (was) notified by Baywatch Avalon at 4:28 a.m. that an infant was experiencing symptoms of pneumonia and had difficulty breathing,” according to a Coast Guard statement.

The baby, who was not identified, was hospitalized in good condition.

–City News Service

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