USCG Rescues Stranded Hiker Near Seaside, Ore

By Joseph R. Fonseca
Monday, July 07, 2014
An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Astoria, Ore., hoisted a hiker who became trapped along the Ecola State Park cliffs by the incoming tide in Seaside, Ore., July 6, 2014. While there was no report of injury, the hiker was taken to Seaside Airport where she met with local fire rescue.


The Coast Guard hoisted a female hiker who became trapped along the Ecola State Park cliffs by the incoming tide south of Seaside, Oregon, Sunday.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Columbia River in Warrenton, Oregon, received a report from local authorities of a stranded hiker, at approximately 3:55 p.m.

An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Astoria, Oregon, launched to the scene and safely hoisted the stranded hiker.

Rescued was Rochell Blair, whose age and area of residence have not been identified.

She was flown to Seaside Airport and transferred to fire rescue personnel. There were no reports of injuries.


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