Coast Gaurd medevacs woman from Togiak to Dillingham

Feb 12, 2018

An 81-year-old woman complaining of chest pains was successfully transported to Dillingham on Monday by a helicopter and crew from U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak.

U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak's MH-60 helicopter and crew arrived in Dillingham with a patient from Togiak around 8 a.m. Monday morning.
Credit J. Platt

Monday morning the U.S. Coast Guard conducted an emergency medical services transport from Togiak to Dillingham.

Air Station Kodiak recieved a call at 2:30 a.m. that an 81-year-old woman complaining of chest pain was in need of an emergency medical evacuation. A crew arrived in Togiak in an MH-60 helicopter at 7:30. They successfully transported the woman to Kanakanak hospital in Dillingham.

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