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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.

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.

Justin Werner
Justin Werner
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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