Coast Guard assists injured fisherman near Hinchinbrook Island, Alaska

Coast Guard assists injured fisherman near Hinchinbrook Island, Alaska
KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard responded to a fisherman who suffered an eye injury aboard the 29-foot motor vessel Lanikai approximately seven miles from Cape Hinchinbrook, Saturday. A nearby Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, forward deployed in Cordova, rendezvoused with the vessel and lowered a rescue swimmer who stabilized the patient while the vessel returned to...