Air Station Kodiak aircrew rescues bear attack survivor near Nome, AK

Air Station Kodiak aircrew rescues bear attack survivor near Nome, AK
A remote mining camp near Nome, Alaska, where a Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak aircrew rescued the survivor of a bear attack, on July 16, 2021. U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo. KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak aircrew rescued the survivor of a bear attack, near Nome, Friday. The helicopter crew embarked the individual and transported him to awaiting Emergency Medical Service...

Coast Guard medevacs hiker after bear attack near Kodiak, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs hiker after bear attack near Kodiak, Alaska
Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard medevaced a hiker Friday after he was mauled by a bear on Afognak Island, just north of Kodiak Island. A MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak hoisted the 31-year-old man who sustained multiple lacerations to his leg and brought him to Air Station Kodiak where he was placed in the...

Coast Guard medevacs hunter mauled by bear near Juneau, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs hunter mauled by bear near Juneau, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced a 57-year-old hunter after he was mauled by a bear while hunting on Admiralty Island near Juneau Friday. The aircrew hoisted the hunter and transferred him to local emergency medical services personnel in Juneau. Coast Guard Sector Juneau command center watchstanders were notified at 11:27 p.m. Thursday by...

Coast Guard medevacs injured hunter after bear attack near Kodiak, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs injured hunter after bear attack near Kodiak, Alaska
KODIAK, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced an injured 65-year-old man near Kodiak, Tuesday. The Jayhawk crew safely transported the hunter to Kodiak Municipal Airport where he was transferred to awaiting emergency medical services. Coast Guard 17th District watchstanders received a call from the master of the fishing vessel Mary J who reported that...