This just in from the U.S. Coast Guard:
Nov. 7, 2011
Coast Guard medevacs fisherman north of Cold Bay
KODIAK — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew today medevaced a man from a 150-foot fishing vessel 60 miles north of Cold Bay.
Communications Station Kodiak received a radio call at about 1:22 p.m. from the crew of the Wizard reporting a 28-year-old male had collapsed and was showing signs of dehydration and shock.
The Jayhawk rescue crew was on a training flight when it heard the call. It self-diverted to the location of the Wizard and safely hoisted the man.
The rescue crew transferred the man to Cold Bay clinic personnel for further evaluation at about 3:20 p.m.
The Wizard is a crabber based out of Seattle.
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