The 2-211th General Support Aviation Battalion of the Utah National Guard hoisted a seriously injured 20-year-old man off the face of the Uintah Mountains.
Diver rescued by LASD
The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department (LASD) Air Rescue 5, based in the US, recently responded to an emergency marine broadcast 40 miles (65 km) off the coast of Los Angeles, near Santa Barbara Island. It was set off due to a diver in distress. LASD Air Rescue 5 arrived on scene with a five-person crew consisting of 3 LASD Deputy Sheriff paramedic divers, a pilot and a co-pilot.
The crew hoisted the diver, who was unresponsive, off the deck of the dive boat on which she had travelled. LASD Air Rescue 5 said that the diver was then airlifted to the USC Catalina Hyperbaric Chamber for further treatment.
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