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Coast Guard aircrew rescues man stranded on rock near Tillamook

Cape Lookout State Park
Cape Lookout State Park

A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted a man who reportedly became stranded on rocks at Cape Lookout State Park near Tillamook to safety Monday evening.

The man was lifted by a Coast Guard Air Station Astoria aircrew at 5:43 p.m. and transported to shore.

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MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter

A member of the Tillamook Fire Department contacted Coast Guard Sector Columbia River Command Center personnel at 4:34 p.m. to request helicopter rescue assistance.

Sector Columbia River personnel dispatched the aircrew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and a rescue boat crew from Coast Guard Station Tillamook.

The unidentified man reportedly had a few scrapes and cuts, but was in stable condition at the time of the rescue.

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Justin Werner is the founder and editor of the Lincoln City Homepage, a trusted source of local news and information for residents and visitors of Lincoln City, Oregon. He is also a community leader, entrepreneur, and dedicated advocate for transparency and accountability in local government.

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