Coast Guard medevacs man near Cold Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man near Cold Bay, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson COLD BAY, Alaska — The Coast Guard medevaced an ailing man from a fishing boat Wednesday near Cold Bay. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew launched from Forward Operating Location (FOL) Cold Bay and hoisted the man, who was experiencing symptoms of appendicitis, and brought him to Cold Bay where he was placed in the care of awaiting...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Cold Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Cold Bay, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced an ailing mariner from a vessel in the Bering Sea near Cold Bay today. The helicopter crew safely transported the man to emergency medical services in Cold Bay for a commercial flight to Anchorage. Coast Guard 17th District command center watchstanders received the medevac request from the crew of the 158-foot...