>Sitka Crew Rescues 5 from Chatham Strait.


SITKA, Alaska – Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew transfer Sandy M crewmembers to local emergency medical services at Air Station Sitka following the rescue near Whitney Island Dec. 18, 2010.

All five of the Sandy M crewmembers were reportedly assessed by local medical service personnel and released in good condition.

U.S. Coast Guard photos by Petty Officer 2nd Class Gregory Beckman of Air Station Sitka.