JUNEAU - A Coast Guard helicopter crew on a training flight got switched to a rescue mission when a commercial fisherman was injured.
The MH-60 Jayhawk rescue helicopter crew was deployed in Cold Bay on Tuesday and was taking part in a training flight near Dutch Harbor.
The helicopter was diverted to evacuate 26-year-old Tom Webster, who suffered head injuries aboard the 58-foot fishing vessel Cape Reliant.
The boat was 55 miles northeast of Dutch Harbor in the Aleutian Islands.
Webster was flown to Dutch Harbor and then transferred to a medical flight service and flown to Anchorage for additional medical care.
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