Coast Guard Medevacs Injured Fisherman Near Cold Bay, Alaska
KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured fisherman approximately 40 miles west of Cold Bay, Alaska, Wednesday. A video of the helicopter lowering the medivac official and hoisting the patient as it hovered over the vessel in open water shows the skills needed for each at-sea procedure.
At 2:30 p.m. an Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew hoisted the injured man and transferred him to awaiting emergency medical services in Cold Bay for further transport to Anchorage.
At 8:34 a.m., command center watchstanders received on...
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