From the U.S. Coast Guard:
Aug. 18, 2011
Kodiak Coast Guard crew medevacs fisherman
An Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew today medevaced a 19-year-old fisherman with reported severe facial injuries from Ouzinkie to Kodiak.
Coast Guard Sector Anchorage received a call for help at 7:22 a.m. from the crew of the fishing vessel Karen Kay relaying that there had been an incident aboard the 38-foot fishing vessel Kittiwake.
Daniel Cornelius reportedly was injured when a line onboard the fishing vessel parted and hit him in the face.
The Kittiwake diverted to the port of Ouzinkie, arriving at 9:10 a.m. Cornelius was transported to the local medical clinic for further care and preparation for the helicopter medevac to Kodiak.
The Jayhawk arrived in Ouzinkie at 10:45 a.m., safely picked up Cornelius and transported him to Kodiak, arriving at 11 a.m.
Kodiak emergency medical services transported Cornelius to Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center for further medical care.
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