Coast Guard medevacs injured seaman off Oregon Coast, rescues hiker off ledge

Coast Guard medevacs injured seaman off Oregon Coast, rescues hiker off ledge
Coast Guard Sector North Bend MH-65 file phto by Andy Parker. WARRENTON, Ore. – Two separate Coast Guard aircrews conducted rescue missions Wednesday night, one medically evacuated an injured seaman off the coast of Oregon and the other rescued a stranded hiker south of Port Orford. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, from Coast Guard Sector Columbia River, hoisted an injured and ill seaman reportedly...

Hiker stranded for five days on False Cape rescued by Coast Guard

MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. – The Coast Guard rescued a stranded hiker from a beach north of Cape Mendocino, Calif., today. The hiker, a 50-year-old man, apparently fell from a cliff onto the beach on Sunday and survived for five days without food and water until a local fisherman spotted him on the beach and called the Coast Guard.