Coast Guard suspends search for crab fisherman near Humboldt Bay

Coast Guard suspends search for crab fisherman near Humboldt Bay
Coast Guard Air Station Humboldt Bay MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard suspended its search Sunday for a Dungeness crab fisherman who fell overboard from the 47-foot commercial fishing vessel Chief Joseph approximately eight miles west of the South Spit in Humboldt Bay. The suspension comes after Coast Guard crews from Station Humboldt Bay, Air Station Humboldt...

Coast Guard medevacs ill man after 400 mile flight off Oregon

Coast Guard medevacs ill man after 400 mile flight off Oregon
Petty Officer 1st Class Jason Yelvington and Petty Officer 3rd Class Tyler Hioe assist personnel from the Life Flight Network with a medevac patient at the airport in Warrenton, Ore., Dec. 1, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read. WARRENTON, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a 50-year-old man from a bulk carrier 200 miles off the Columbia River entrance, Friday. An...

Coast Guard medevacs injured man from cargo vessel 174 miles off Columbia River

Coast Guard medevacs injured man from cargo vessel 174 miles off Columbia River
WARRENTON, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a 38-year-old man from a cargo vessel 174 miles off the Columbia River entrance, Saturday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Sector Columbia River safely hoisted the injured crewman and transported him to sector, where he was transferred to Life Flight Network personnel for transportation to Legacy Emanuel Medical Center in Portland. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard deploys more California crews in support of Hurricane Harvey response

Coast Guard deploys more California crews in support of Hurricane Harvey response
A member of the Coast Guard’s Pacific Strike Team prepares to load an all-terrain vehicle into a C-27 Spartan aircraft at Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento in Sacramento, Calif., Aug. 28, 2017.  ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Coast Guard deployed additional California-based personnel and equipment in support of Hurricane Harvey relief operations Monday. A Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento flight crew...

Coast Guard Cutter Sea Otter interdicts approximately 1,200 lbs. of marijuana

Coast Guard Cutter Sea Otter interdicts approximately 1,200 lbs. of marijuana
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Sea Otter transfers packages of suspected marijuana from a vessel approximately 29 miles southwest of Point Loma, San Diego, on August 6, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Cutter Sea Otter) SAN DIEGO − The Coast Guard interdicted approximately 1,200 pounds of suspected marijuana southwest of Point Loma, San Diego, Sunday. At approximately 9:30 a.m....

Coast Guard aircraft propeller damaged on runway at San Francisco International Airport

Coast Guard aircraft propeller damaged on runway at San Francisco International Airport
Coast Guard C-27 Spartan file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Joshua L. Canup SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard is investigating an incident that damaged the propeller of one of its fixed-wing aircraft at the San Francisco International Airport, Tuesday afternoon. The Sacramento-based Coast Guard C-27 Spartan aircraft was at San Francisco International Airport for a logistics flight. After taxiing...