Coast Guard airlifts stranded surfer off cliff

SEATTLE – The Coast Guard airlifted a male surfer who was stranded on a cliff near Indian Beach, Ore., on Tuesday.

Coast Guard Group Astoria received a call at 6:15 p.m. from Seaside Police Dispatch requesting helicopter support for a surfer who was stranded on a cliff. The surfer was stranded approximately 200-feet above water near Indian Beach, on the south side of Tillamook Head, Ore.

Coast Guard Air Station Astoria launched an HH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew at 6:36 p.m.

The Coast Guard was able to hoist the surfer and transport him to the beach where Cannon Beach Fire and Rescue personnel were waiting.

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