USCG Helicopter Crashes During Rescue

Thursday, December 09, 2004
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The Coast Guard is conducting a rescue effort right now near Unalaska Island for 10 people who were aboard a Coast Guard helicopter.

The helicopter and crew based out of Kodiak were evacuating crewmembers off the grounded freighter Selendang Ayu when it crashed in the ocean during the rescue attempt.

Another helicopter from the Coast Guard cutter Alex Haley, which is on scene, picked up four people and have taken them to Dutch Harbor for medical treatment, their condition is unknown. Six people are still unaccounted for.

The Selendang Ayu has subsequently broken in two and a Coast Guard rescue swimmer along with the master of the vessel remain on board.

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