DUTCH HARBOR - The Coast Guard says one of its helicopters fought 45 mph winds to rescue an injured man from a cliff on Unalaska Island, 22 miles southwest of Dutch Harbor.
Thirty-nine-year-old Dan Young injured his legs Wednesday in a fall and activated an emergency locating device.
The Kodiak-based cutter Munro was on patrol in the Bering Sea and responded. It launched a Dolphin helicopter that hoisted Young and his dog.
He was transferred to medical personnel at Dutch Harbor Airport.