ASTORIA, Ore. - The Coast Guard rescued a hiker from a cliff south of Humbug Mountain, Ore., Friday, Mar. 5, 2010.
Coast Guard Air Station North Bend, Ore., launched an HH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew after receiving a call from the Curry County Police about a hiker in distress at approximately 3:25 p.m.
Once the Dolphin crew arrived on scene, a rescue swimmer was deployed and hoisted the hiker safely into the helicopter.
The helicopter landed in a parking turnout on Ore. Highway 101 designated by the Oregon State Police, 50-feet from the hiker's vehicle.
U.S. Coast Guard video by Group North Bend.
|Date Posted:||12.17.2013 18:17|
|Location:||ASTORIA, OR, US|
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