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Helicopter Operations

CGNR 6573, two pilots, and four AVDet. crewmembers joined POLAR SEA from Kodiak, AK.  The helicopter provided support for POLAR SEA's small boat during fisheries boardings and supported NOAA's ice seal survey by flying scientists over the ice to count seals.

POLAR SEA crewmembers participate in flight operations as part of the tiedown team CG  6573 airborne to conduct ice seal surveys
A POLAR SEA crewmember decorated the side of the helicopter in honor of the AVDet.'s time onboard Helo 6573 tied down on deck as POLAR SEA transits through the ice
Last Modified 9/19/2013