Coast Guard Medevacs Injured Cewman Near Sitkinak Island
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard launched another successful medical evacuation this week, this time for a crewman injured while fishing about 120 miles from the Kodiak Air Station.
The call came into the USCG sector Anchorage command center around noon on Wednesday, from the F/V Irene H. The location of the vessel during the call was about three miles south of Sitkinak Island, part of the Kodiak Archipelago.
Sector Anchorage personnel determined the best location for the helicopter to meet the boat for a hoist would be North Tugidak ...
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