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Coast Guard medevacs injured man from Pelican, Alaska

...the crew of the pleasure craft Vava II who said the man had fallen on the pier and suffered a head injury. The duty flight surgeon in Juneau recommended medevac and the helicopter crew was dispatched to the scene. "Our hoist capable helicopters...
Woman medevaced from fishing boat near Sitka

...severe abdominal distress. Coast Guard 17th District command center watchstanders consulted the Coast Guard duty flight surgeon, who recommended the medevac and directed the launch of the helicopter crew, according to the release.The woman...
Coast Guard medevacs fisherman near Sitka

...Coast Guard 17th District Command Center watchstanders, the release stated. The watchstanders consulted the duty flight surgeon, who recommended the medevac and directed the launch of the Jayhawk crew. The crew was able to safely hoist the...
State briefs

...commercial air ambulance team from reaching the Southeast city. A helicopter crew from Sitka transported a Coast Guard flight surgeon to Wrangell. The doctor helped stabilize the baby and prepared her for transport to Seattle, the Coast Guard said...
Coast Guard trys to rescue Sitka man

...and an accompanying Coast Guard flight surgeon arrived at the Illahee at 12...where the rescue swimmer and flight surgeon were lowered from the a nearby beach, where the flight surgeon and rescue swimmer were unsuccessful...
Medevac rescues 50-year-old man

...crew, already in flight for a routine patrol, returned to Sitka to refuel the aircraft and pick up a Coast Guard flight surgeon to provide more advanced in-flight medical care to the patient. The helicopter crew arrived in Edna Bay at 12...
Coast Guard medevacs US man near British Columbia

...and shortness of breath 25 miles west of Queen Charlotte Islands, B.C. A U.S. Coast Guard flight surgeon and Canadian Coast Guard flight surgeon decided Hoffman needed be medevaced and requested a helicopter. A Jayhawk was launched from Air...
Logger medevaced to Ketchikan

...they had no medical personnel on site. At 7:34 a.m. Air Station Sitka launched a Jayhawk helicopter with a duty flight surgeon aboard and arrived on scene at 9:41 a.m. and lowered a rescue swimmer and the surgeon to prepare the patient...
Report: Pilot in deadly crash had cocaine in system

...He had a history of substance abuse problems. There's a difference," Willis Simmons, the FAA's regional flight surgeon in Alaska, said. Mueller, 56, never lied to the agency, Simmons said. But the federal report says Mueller had...
Bowman named CHCS medical director

...Station Sitka medical clinic. He also has extensive experience working in emergency medicine, having served as a flight surgeon for 18 years combined with both the U.S. Army National Guard in West Virginia (1989-96, active duty and reserves...


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