Coast Guard finds missing 6-year-old in Coos Bay, Ore.

SEATTLE — The Coast Guard found a missing 6-year-old boy in a ravine in Coos Bay, Ore., Tuesday.

At 4:15 p.m. Coast Guard Group/Air Station North Bend, Ore., received a call from the Coos County Sheriff’s Office asking for assistance in the search for a missing 6-year-old boy.

At 4:41 Coast Guard Air Station North Bend launched an HH-65C Dolphin helicopter crew who found the boy in a ravine at 6:08 p.m.

Because of the steep sides of the ravine the crew decided to rescue the boy using the helicopter’s hoist.

The crew returned to Air Station North Bend where the boy was delivered to awaiting Coos County Emergency Medical Services.

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