Sunday, May 15th, 2011
U.S. Coast Guard Rescue Demonstration


A MH-60 Jayhawk rescue helicopter from the U.S. Coast Guard in Sitka hoists a rescue swimmer out of Gastineau Channel during a rescue demonstration which was part of the second annual Maritime Festival in downtown Juneau yesterday. The Coast Guard’s rescue swimmers hoist or free-fall from a helicopter into dangerous seas to perform daring rescues.


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