Coast Guard medevacs man with ankle injury near Shelikof Strait, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man with ankle injury near Shelikof Strait, Alaska
Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced a 58-year-old man with an ankle injury from the fishing vessel New Dawn, in the vicinity of Shelikof Strait, Alaska, Sunday. The Jayhawk crew safely hoisted the man and transported him to awaiting EMS personnel in Kodiak. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard...

Coast Guard offloads approximately 18 tons of cocaine in San Diego

Coast Guard offloads approximately 18 tons of cocaine  in San Diego
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Waesche, homported in Alameda, California, forms along side approximately 18 tons of cocaine on June 15, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Davonte Marrow) SAN DIEGO – The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Waesche offloaded approximately 18 tons of cocaine in San Diego, Thursday. Several U.S. Coast Guard cutters seized the cocaine in 18 interdictions...

Hiker missing for 5 days in Southern Oregon rescued by the Coast Guard

Hiker missing for 5 days in Southern Oregon rescued by the Coast Guard
A rescued a hiker, who had missing for 5 days, in the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, June 14, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Cmdr. Russell Merrick. NORTH BEND, Ore. – The Coast Guard located and hoisted a hiker, Wednesday morning who had been missing for nearly 5 days while hiking in Southern Oregon. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Sector North Bend located and hoisted...

Coast Guard, partner agencies save Loggerhead Turtle off Delaware coast

Coast Guard, partner agencies save Loggerhead Turtle off Delaware coast
Tammy, a 252-lb Loggerhead Turtle, was spotted by members of the 154-foot Coast Guard Cutter Lawrence Lawson approximately 3-miles off Cape Henlopen, Delaware, Monday, June 12, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by crew of Coast Guard Cutter Lawrence Lawson PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard and two marine rescue organizations saved an ailing Loggerhead Turtle, approximately 3-miles east of Cape Henlopen,...

Coast Guard medevacs diver off NC coast

Coast Guard medevacs diver off NC coast
WILMINGTON, N.C. — Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City personnel medevaced a diver off the North Carolina coast earlier Sunday. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders in Wilmington received a report from crew members aboard the 25-foot diving boat Under Pressure that one diver had surfaced with shortness of breath and dizziness 35 miles south by southeast of Wilmington. An MH-60 Jayhawk...

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Carnival Miracle passenger

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Carnival Miracle passenger
SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 61-year-old woman approximately 56 miles southwest of San Diego, Saturday. At approximately 10 p.m. Friday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Diego received a report from the crew of cruise ship Carnival Miracle stating that a female passenger was experiencing symptoms of respiratory distress. The Coast Guard duty flight surgeon recommended...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel 90 miles east of Savannah

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel 90 miles east of Savannah
Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photoCHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard medevacked a 35-year-old man Friday 90 miles east of Savannah, Georgia. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received a call at 12:30 p.m. via VHF Channel 16 from the 45-foot fishing vessel High Voltage stating a crewmember was suffering from abdominal pain. A Coast Guard Air...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Star Princess

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Star Princess
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew forward deployed to Cordova medevaced a 76-year-old woman experiencing heart attack symptoms from the cruise ship Star Princess, near Cape Hinchinbrook, Friday. The aircrew hoisted the woman and the cruise ship’s medical specialist and transported them to Cordova where they were transferred to Guardian Flight. Guardian...

Video: Two drown in car after it drives off Florida jetty into inlet

Video: Two drown in car after it drives off Florida jetty into inlet
_informq.push(['embed']);   A daughter and father are dead today after their van crashed through a bench then moved into the water by a jetty off Venice, Florida. A video posted to Facebook Tuesday details events as rescuers from the shore and the waterway do everything in their power to save the elderly duo. Unfortunately, swift currents proved too strong for Good Samaritans. According to the...