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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
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
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Justin Werner is publisher of Lincoln City Homepage and a journalist reporting news for Lincoln City, Oregon. When he's not wearing his reporter hat, you can find him enjoying the Oregon Coast with his wife and three children.

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