Kodiak Daily Mirror - Coast Guard Blotter Oct 14
Coast Guard Blotter — Oct. 14
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Oct. 8

Sector Anchorage watchstanders received a mayday broadcast on VHF-FM channel 21. An Air Station Kodiak HC-130 Hercules aircrew searched but did not find any signs of distress. The case was suspended.

Oct. 9

Sector Anchorage watchstanders heard a call of “help” on VHF-FM channel 21 near Cold Bay. An Air Station Kodiak MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew conducted a shoreline search with negative results. The case was suspended.

Oct. 11

Personnel with the Alaska Marine Highway System ferry Taku reported seeing a single red flare in Clarence Strait near Behm Canal. A Station Ketchikan boat crew and an Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew searched, but did not find any signs of distress. The case was suspended.

Oct. 12

King Salmon Police Department reported four people onboard a 26-foot skiff were adrift in heavy seas about 11 miles north of Egegik on the east side of Bristol Bay. An Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew searched the area and found the skiff ashore with no one in sight. The following day, the four people were found in a cabin in good condition. The helicopter and crew took them back to Egegik.

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