Coast Guard Rescues Two After Kayak Island Plane Crash

CORDOVA, Alaska - Two men signal a Coast Guard helicopter crew, alerted by the Alaska National Guard, to their need for rescue from the beach xx miles from Cordova May 8, 2011. THis is the second small plane crash the Coast Guard crew, forward deployed to Cordova from Aitr Station Kodiak, has responded to in less than a week. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Jon Bartel.

U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Jon Bartel.

CORDOVA, Alaska – For the second time in less than a week a Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak crew that is forward deployed to Cordova,AK has rescued the victims of a plane crash.

Two men were rescued from the beach at Kayak Island, 62 miles southeast of Cordova on May 8, 2011 by the Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew after the Coast Guard was alerted by the Alaska National Guard of their distress.

The Coast Guard Crew rescued the men and returned them to Cordova.

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