3 Helicopter Rescues in June on Katahdin

There have been two helicopter rescues on Katahdin in two weeks.

On June 23, 2014, a 60 year old man was airlifted by the Maine National Guard after falling 20 feet on the Dudley Trail.

On June 12, 2014, a helicopter rescued a 23-year old man on Chimney Pond via a medevac hoist system after the helicopter could not land.

Maine National Guard officials said they normally only have three rescues among all parks in the state during the summer including Acadia National Park and the Appalachian Trail.

On June 3 a hiker was rescued on the Wassataquoik Stream Trail near Roaring Brook.


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