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Coast Guard Saves Seal Hunters Stuck in Snowy Weather Near Savoonga

Orange and white Coast Guard helicopter flying directly overhead

Alaska State Troopers in Nome notified the Coast Guard around 2:30am Sunday that a seal hunting party of five adults and one child were unable to return to Savoonga. A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew transported the hunting group back to Savoonga’s airport in good condition at 9:30am yesterday morning.