USCG Aircrew Assists Rescuing 18 People
February 17, 2022
February 6, 2020 - An MH-65 Dolphin crew from Air Station Detroit initiated the successful rescue of 18 people from an ice floe near Catawba Island in Lake Erie.
The crewmembers from left are ... Petty Officer 3rd Class Zachary Martel, the rescue swimmer; Lt. j.g. William Colomb, the co-pilot; Petty Officer 2nd Class Clayton Burnett, the flight mechanic; and Lt. Cmdr. Stephen Bondira, the pilot in command ... worked to lower their swimmer and begin hoisting operations while an airboat crew from Station Marblehead responded on the surface, along with a good Samaritan.
Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Steven King.