Deck Watch deploys to Cordova
Posted by PA2 Charly Hengen, Friday, May 4, 2012
Deck Watch radio features Coast Guard news and information across Alaska. The feature this week is with Lt. Mark Heussner, an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter pilot and scheduling officer, regarding Air Station Kodiak’s recent deployment of air assets to Cordova for the busy spring and summer fishing seasons.
To listen to Deck Watch, click here.
Here’s what else went on around Alaska:
April 30 – An Air Station Kodiak MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew forward deployed on the Coast Guard Cutter Munro transported a 43-year-old man and a 62-year-old woman from Akutan to Dutch Harbor. Both individuals were experiencing pneumonia-like symptoms. A commercial medevac service took the individuals from Dutch Harbor to Anchorage for further medical care.
April 30 – An Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaed the master of the fishing vessel Island Dancer. It was reported to Sector Juneau watchstanders the man was suffering from seizures. He was taken to emergency medical personnel in Juneau for further care.
May 1 – An Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced a 39-year-old man from the fishing vessel Bearing Leader. Personnel with Health Service Partners of Seattle reported the crewman was suffering from stroke like symptoms. The rescue crew hoisted the man from the vessel and safely transported him to Cold Bay. A commercial medevac service provided further transport to Anchorage.