Coast Guard assists in response to crashed aircraft on a Columbia River sandbar

Coast Guard assists in response to crashed aircraft on a Columbia River sandbar
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo WARRENTON, Ore. — Coast Guard crews assisted local agency partners in response to an aircraft, which reportedly flipped over while he attempted to land on a Wallace Island sandbar, on the Columbia River, Tuesday. An MH-60 Jayhawk...

Coast Guard rescues 2 after plane crashes near St. Petersburg

Coast Guard rescues 2 after plane crashes near St. Petersburg
Coast Guard crewmembers from Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg, Florida, rescue two people who crashed in the water near Albert Whitted Airport in St. Petersburg, Florida Friday, Sept. 1, 2017(U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Taylor Turner) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Coast Guard rescued two people Friday after their plane crashed in the water near Albert Whitted Airport in St. Petersburg. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard coordinates rescue of 2 from downed aircraft near Ketchikan, Alaska

Coast Guard coordinates rescue of 2 from downed aircraft near Ketchikan, Alaska
Ketchikan, AK – Coast Guard, Tribal and local partners responded to an emergency landing of a Beechcraft airplane with two people aboard in the vicinity of Annette Island, Alaska, Friday.Ketchikan Metlakatla police and fire rescue boat crews were first to arrive on scene and transported the two survivors to Metlakatla Clinic for medical care. Watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector Juneau received...

Coast Guard rescues 3 from plane crash near Kodiak, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues 3 from plane crash near Kodiak, Alaska
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk crew prepares to transport survivors of a plane crash near Uganik Lake on Kodiak Island, Alaska, Sept. 9, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo. ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard rescued three people after their aircraft crashed near Kodiak Friday afternoon. Watchstanders at the 17th Coast Guard District command center received an electronic locator beacon...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from plane crash in Everglades

Coast Guard rescues 2 from plane crash in Everglades
MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued two people from a downed Piper Seneca aircraft Friday at 11:45 a.m. about 23-miles west of Fort Lauderdale. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Miami was in the area, heard the radio call and diverted from their patrol. The crew arrived on scene around 11:55 a.m., hoisted the two individuals and transported them to awaiting emergency medical...

Coast Guard, Navy respond to report of downed aircraft off Kona, Hawaii

Coast Guard, Navy respond to report of downed aircraft off Kona, Hawaii
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Navy are responded to report of a downed aircraft off Kona, Hawaii, Thursday. Currently searching are HC-130 Hercules airplane crews and MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crews from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point with a Navy MH-60R helicopter crew from the USS Chung Hoon (DDG-93). The Coast Guard Cutter Galveston Island (WPB-1349) is en route. At 3:15 p.m. watchstanders...

Coast Guard suspends search for 3 from downed aircraft near Brookings, Ore.

Coast Guard suspends search for 3 from downed aircraft near Brookings, Ore.
WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard suspended its search for three people at 9:47 p.m.,Tuesday, after more than 12 hours of searching for survivors of a downed aircraft near Brookings. John Belnap, the pilot, his son Max, 17, and a friend Ryan Merker, 17, remain missing after the reported plane crash of a 1964 Cessna 172F. Coast Guard search efforts included aircrews aboard a C-27J Spartan fixed-wing...

Coast Guard searching for 3 after report of downed aircraft near Brookings, Ore.

Coast Guard searching for 3 after report of downed aircraft near Brookings, Ore.
WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard is searching for three people after a report of a downed aircraft near Brookings, Oregon, early Tuesday morning. Coast Guard Sector North Bend took over as search mission coordinator from the the Air Force Regional Communication Center early Tuesday afternoon after a backpack believed to belong to an occupant aboard the aircraft washed ashore near Lone Ranch Picnic...

Coast Guard, Alaska State Troopers respond to plane crash near Angoon, Alaska

Coast Guard, Alaska State Troopers respond to plane crash near Angoon, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard and Alaska State Troopers are responding to the report of a downed aircraft on Admiralty Island approximately 20 miles southeast of Angoon Friday. Wreckage from a Cessna 206 has been located and a Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Sitka, members of Sitka Mountain Rescue and a commercial aircrew are searching for survivors. The Coast Guard...