Coast Guard aircrew medevacs teen off La Push beach

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs teen off La Push beach
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo SEATTLE — A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted a teenager off of Third Beach near La Push, Washington, Sunday morning. The MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles safely hoisted the 17-year-old and transported him to local emergency medical service personnel waiting in Forks. At approximately 2 a.m., watchstanders...

Coast Guard medevacs hiker missing 1 week in Olympic National Park

Coast Guard medevacs hiker missing 1 week in Olympic National Park
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo SEATTLE — A Coast Guard aircrew assisted local responders Sunday in medically evacuating a 71-year-old female hiker who reportedly went missing a week ago in the Olympic National Park. At 7:15 p.m., an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles hoisted the hiker, who reportedly suffered from dehydration...

Coast Guard medevaced injured girl from Olympic National Park, Wash.

Coast Guard medevaced injured girl from Olympic National Park, Wash.
Petty Officer 2nd Class Wes Shinn, an aviation maintenance technician from Coast Guard Air Station/Sector Field Office Port Angeles, sit in the cabin of an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter after the air crew landed to drop their rescue swimmer off in the Olympic National Park, Wash., July 1, 2017. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station/Sector Field Office Port Angeles. SEATTLE — A Coast Guard aircrew...

Coast Guard assists in rescue of stranded hikers on King’s Mountain, Ore.

Coast Guard assists in rescue of stranded hikers on King’s Mountain, Ore.
SEATTLE – The Coast Guard rescued two hikers who were stranded on King’s Mountain in Oregon’s Tillamook Forest, Saturday. A Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew hoisted the two hikers and a member of a ground search party, who were all impacted by exposure to the cold weather and dropped the subjects off at South Fork Forest Camp where Tillamook County police officers...

Coast Guard searching for 3 aboard missing plane out of Brooksville, FLorida

Coast Guard searching for 3 aboard missing plane out of Brooksville, FLorida
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— The Coast Guard is searching for three people who were aboard an aircraft that left Brooksville en route to Cedar Key. At 5:21 p.m. watch standers from Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg received a report from the Flight Service Station Gainesville, stating a white and brown, single-engine aircraft failed to arrive in Cedar Key by noon. A flight plan was not filed. The Air Force...

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs logger injured 25 miles east of Tillamook

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs logger injured 25 miles east of Tillamook
WARRENTON, Ore. — A Coast Guard Sector Columbia River aircrew, aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter, medevaced a logger who was injured 25 miles east of Tillamook, Wednesday. The aircrew assisted a Yamhill County rescue team who tended to the injured logger until he was safely hoisted by the aircrew and transported to Legacy Emanuel Medical Center in Portland for further care. A watchstander at Sector...

Coast Guard airlifts man who fell from cliff in Acadia National Park

Coast Guard airlifts man who fell from cliff in Acadia National Park
BOSTON — A helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod hoisted a climber Saturday from Acadia National Park in Maine. At about 1:45 p.m., a watchstander from the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center, the agency responsible for coordinating inland search and rescue, called the Coast Guard after a National Park Service ranger reported a hiker fell from an 80-foot cliff. A rescue team was...

Coast Guard rescues injured woman off Saddle Mountain

Coast Guard rescues injured woman off Saddle Mountain
WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued a woman with a broken ankle off the summit side of Saddle Mountain, which is about 20 miles east of Seaside Wednesday night. An aircrew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter, from Coast Guard Sector Columbia River, hoisted the injured hiker, 75,  and transported her to the air station in Warrenton where she was transferred to emergency medical services. The...

Coast Guard finds, rescues 4 off banks of Sandy River near Troutdale, Ore.

Coast Guard finds, rescues 4 off banks of Sandy River near Troutdale, Ore.
WARRENTON, Ore — A Coast Guard aircrew found and rescued four men from the banks of the Sandy River near Troutdale, Ore., after an early Tuesday morning search. The four men, all in their 20s, were reported overdue by a friend after they didn’t arrive at Dabney State Park at an arranged time Monday night. The Coast Guard received a request for helicopter assistance from the Multnomah County...