Coast Guard rescues woman from cliff near Cape Falcon on Sat. Feb. 8th

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SEATTLE — A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted an injured woman Saturday morning February 8th from a cliff side at Cape Falcon near Manzanita.
At 11 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Columbia River Command Center received a request for assistance from Tillamook County dispatch reporting a 30-year-old woman had slipped off a trail while hiking and sustained several injuries.
Ground personnel had been unable to reach the woman’s location by vehicle due to the steepness of the cliff.

A Coast Guard aircrew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk was launched and diverted to the area.
At Noon, the aircrew arrived on scene. The rescue swimmer deployed and hoisted the woman into the helicopter.

Click here to view video of the rescue.

At 12:06 p.m., the aircrew brought the woman safely to Nehalem Bay State Park to awaiting emergency medical services.
Her current condition is unknown.