U.S. Coast Guard press release:
The Coast Guard rescued a man off of a cliffside near Patrick’s Point, Friday afternoon.
Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay watchstanders received a report from Calfire stating that a man was stranded on a cliffside between Patrick’s Point and Big Lagoon.
Watchstanders directed the launch of a Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew at 12:35 p.m.
The aircrew arrived on scene at 1:00 p.m. and began their search for the missing person.
The aircrew lowered the rescue swimmer, hoisted the man into the helicopter and returned to Sector Humboldt Bay.