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Location: Goat Mountain near Eklutna Lake
Type: SAR- injured skier

Dispatch Text:

On 4-10-2019, the AKRCC contacted the on-call state SAR coordinator reporting a skier was injured and needed assistance on Goat Mountain near Eklutna Lake at the 2800’ level. Due to the technical terrain the AKRCC was tasked and accepted the mission. The AKRCC tasked and launched the 176th Wing HH-60G helicopter crew and Pararescuemen. The flight crew were able to locate the injured skier who was identified as Russell Johanson, age 34 of Wasilla. Johanson was transported to an Anchorage hospital for treatment of a non-life threatening injury.

Posted on 4/11/2019 4:26:36 PM by DPS\mapeters

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