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Coast Guard medevacs female from the 109-foot F/V Tuxedni near Sitka, Alaska

uscg-logoThe Jayhawk crew rendezvoused with the Tuxedni in Tebenkof Bay, 67 miles southeast of Sitka, hoisted the woman aboard and flew her to Sitka where she was transferred to local emergency medical service personnel for evaluation and treatment. [email protected]03:24

Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced an injured fisherman from F/V Jerilyn 92 miles southeast of Sitka,

uscg-logoCoast Guard 17th District Command Center watchstanders received a request for the medevac from the master of the Jerilyn Monday morning stating the fisherman had been injured while using a winch aboard the vessel. The watchstanders consulted the duty flight surgeon who recommended the medevac and then directed the launch of the Jayhawk crew. @uscgnews