Coast Guard medevacs hiker from Uyak Bay on Kodiak Island

Kodiak, Alaska – The crew of a Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter medevaced a hiker from the east coast of Uyak Bay on Kodiak Island Oct. 11, 2010.

Coast Guard District 17 watchstanders received a call from the Alaska State Troopers requesting helicopter support to medevac Rebecca Moffat as she suffered a broken leg during a hike.

Moffat was hoisted and safely transported by the helicopter rescue crew to Air Station Kodiak where emergency medical personnel transferred her to Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center in stable condition for further treatment.

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