Source: United States Coast Guard
U.S. Coast Guard 13th District PA Detachment Astoria
Coast Guard aircrew assists injured hiker off Bone Mountain
NORTH BEND, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted an injured man Saturday afternoon off Bone Mountain.
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Sector North Bend hoisted the man to safety and transported him to awaiting emergency medical services at Roseburg Regional Airport in neighboring Douglas County.
Ground personnel had been unable to reach the man’s location by foot. The Dolphin aircrew launched at 4:56 p.m. and arrived on scene at 5:11 p.m. to conduct the hoist.
The man was treated for exposure and minor injuries.