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    That's some distance for a rescue...

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    Coast Guard copter from Kodiak flies to Shemya: AP Alaska | adn.com

    KODIAK, Alaska - Coast Guard crews from Kodiak flew to Shemya in the western Aleutians to medevac a crewman who fell ill on a bulk carrier.

    The Coast Guard says the distance is the equivalent of Seattle to Oklahoma City.

    The 35-year-old crewman with abdominal pains was lifted Saturday from the bulk carrier about 85 miles southwest of Shemya and delivered to a commercial medevac in Shemya. The bulk carrier, the Asia Graca, is on its way from South Korea to Seattle.

    The Coast Guard says the long-range medevec required two crews for the Jayhawk helicopter and a Hercules military transport.
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