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Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk rescue helicopter in Kotzebue

Kotzebue Hangar Helicopters Ready for Search and Rescue

In addition to a broad complement of de-icing equipment, the Jayhawks have two winches on board: one for lifting people up to 600 pounds and another for taking sling loads up to 6,000 pounds. Pulling even more weight during the flight are computers and search equipment.