Coast Guard medevacs man 322 miles northwest of St. Paul Island

Coast Guard medevacs man 322 miles northwest of St. Paul Island
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson KODIAK, Alaska – Coast Guard aircrews medevaced a man from a fishing vessel 322 nautical miles northwest of St. Paul Island, Alaska, Wednesday. The 45-year-old man was safely hoisted at 12:12 p.m. and taken to St. Paul for a wing-to-wing transfer with a commercial medevac company for further transport to Anchorage. At 11:48...

Coast Guard coordinates medevac 300 miles northwest of St. Paul Island

Coast Guard coordinates medevac 300 miles northwest of St. Paul Island
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson KODIAK, Alaska – Two Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak C-130J Hercules aircraft and two MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crews coordinated efforts to perform a long-range medevac of an injured fisherman who was approximately 300 miles northwest of St. Paul Island, Alaska, Monday. The man was safely transferred to awaiting emergency...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman near St. Paul, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman near St. Paul, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Forward Operating Location St. Paul Island medevaced a fisherman with circulatory complications from a fishing vessel 60 miles southwest of the island Tuesday. The 39 year-old fisherman was safely hoisted from the fishing vessel Baranof and flown to St. Paul where he was transferred to local emergency medical services. The 17th...