Coast Guard rescues 6 hunters on St. Lawrence Island, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues 6 hunters on St. Lawrence Island, Alaska
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew rescued six hunters on St. Lawrence Island, Alaska, Oct. 22, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew rescued six hunters on St. Lawrence Island, Alaska, Sunday. The Jayhawk helicopter crew located the five adults and one child 25 miles southeast of Savoonga on St....

Coast Guard Air Station Sitka rescues 2 hunters near Juneau, Alaska

Coast Guard Air Station Sitka rescues 2 hunters near Juneau, Alaska
Air Station Sitka MH-60 FIle Photo Juneau – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew rescued two hunters from Blackerby Ridge Trail, located in the Tongass National Forest near Juneau, Alaska, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector Juneau watchstanders received a VHF channel 16 call from two men, ages 22 and 24, at 8:30 p.m., stating they were not prepared to stay out past sundown and...

Coast Guard locates missing hunter near Kodiak, Alaska, tows fishing vessel to Ketchikan, Alaska

Coast Guard locates missing hunter near Kodiak, Alaska, tows fishing vessel to Ketchikan, Alaska
A Coast Guard Station Ketchikan 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew assists in mooring the 34-foot fishing vessel Nata Ella in Refuge Cove, Ketchikan, Alaska Oct. 7, 2017.   U.S. Coast Guard photo. KODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard responded to two separate search and rescue cases across Alaska Saturday. A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew located an overdue hunter on Raspberry...

Coast Guard medevacs man from ATV crash on St. Lawrence Island, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man from ATV crash on St. Lawrence Island, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson JUNEAU, Alaska — A MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Forward Operating Location Kotzebue rescued a man who crashed his ATV on St. Lawrence Island, Alaska, at 3:32 a.m., Friday. The helicopter crew arrived on scene, brought the man aboard, and transported him to Nome, Alaska, where local emergency medical services...

Coast Guard assists Troopers with rescue of 2 stranded hikers, dog near Valdez, Alaska

Coast Guard assists Troopers with rescue of 2 stranded hikers, dog near Valdez, Alaska
Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak forward deployed to Coast Guard Forward Operating Location Cordova assisted the Alaska State Troopers Wednesday with the rescue of two stranded hikers and their dog from steep terrain at Gold Creek near Valdez. The Jayhawk crew hoisted the...

Coast Guard, Alaska State Troopers locate disabled vessel near Hooper Bay

Coast Guard, Alaska State Troopers locate disabled vessel near Hooper Bay
JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard and Alaska State Troopers assisted three men in a disabled 24-foot fishing boat near Hooper Bay, Saturday evening. A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak HC-130 Hercules airplane crew located the boat and remained on scene until the Alaska State Troopers arrived to provide fuel and escort them into port. Watchstanders at the 17th Coast Guard District command center received...

Coast Guard rescues 2 hikers near Ketchikan, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues 2 hikers near Ketchikan, Alaska
USCG File Photo JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, Alaska State Troopers and Ketchikan Volunteer Rescue Squad rescued two overdue hikers from Deer Mountain near Ketchikan, Alaska, Friday night. The hikers were hoisted and transported to awaiting emergency medical personnel in Ketchikan to be treated for possible hypothermia. Watchstanders from Coast Guard...

Coast Guard searching for overdue hunter near Newtok, Alaska

Coast Guard searching for overdue hunter near Newtok, Alaska
USCG File Photo ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Coast Guard aircrews and Alaska State Troopers are searching for a 59-year-old male seal hunter reported overdue in Newtok Village, Monday night. The hunter departed Newtok, Sunday, on a snow machine towing a red kayak. Alaska State Trooper ground crews located the snow machine on the shoreline; however the hunter’s kayak was missing. Coast Guard Air...

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...