KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60T helicopter aircrew medevac a man from the Alaska Marine Highway System ferry Kennicott in Shelikof Strait, Alaska, Wednesday.
The U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak Sikorsky MH-60 Jayhawk Medium-Range Recovery Helicopter (MRR) aircrew arrived on scene at 12:55 p.m. and safely hoisted and transported the patient to Kodiak, where he was then transferred to awaiting Emergency Medical Service (EMS) personnel awaiting on land.
U.S. Coast Guard Sector Anchorage command center personnel received the request from the Alaska Marine Highway System ferry crew emergency assistance to performance a medical evacuation, reporting that a 30-years-old male had sustained multiple injuries to this head, mouth and leg at approximately 12 p.m.
The cause of the injuries are currently under investigation.
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