3 teens rescued from cliff face at Muir Beach


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The MH-65 Dolphin U.S. Coast Guard helicopter rescued three people from a cliff in Muir Beach on August 21, 2021.

The U.S. Coast Guard’s MH-65 Dolphin Guard helicopter rescued three people from a cliff in Muir Beach on August 21, 2021.

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A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter rescued three teenage hikers Saturday night from a cliff in Muir Beach just south of San Francisco, authorities you say.

“There was a point where it was just probably a 50-degree loose shale angle, and I grabbed a rock, and I just went down, I fell, I fell on that cliff,” Leo Grossman, one of hikers yo, te di ABC7.

Two other hikers at the top of the cliff were rescued by land.

The incident was reported at 8:17 pm, and both the Coast Guard and Southern Marine Fire Protection District responded.

A team of MH-65 Dolphin helicopters was called to the mission and arrived at about 9 p.m., kicking three people stranded on the cliff of the plane and transporting them to San Francisco Air Station with no reported injuries, the Coast Guard said. you say.

“Cliff operations are naturally risky for both ground parties and air crews, and are significantly higher risk at night,” Lt. Cmdr. Eric Schwartz, the San Francisco Dolphin Air Station’s commander, said in a statement. “We were pleased the conditions allowed us to save three lives together with our partner agencies.”

Coast Guard released video footage in the rescue.




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