Coast Guard rescues 3 from Smith River

Coast Guard rescues 3 from Smith River
USCG File Photo SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued three teenagers Tuesday from the Smith River approximately seven miles east of the U.S. Highway 101 bridge in Crescent City. Del Norte County Sheriff personnel contacted Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay watchstanders at approximately 5:50 p.m., reporting that three teenagers became stranded after their vessel capsized and they needed a helicopter...

Coast Guard medevacs distressed hiker from Lost Coast Trail

Coast Guard medevacs distressed hiker from Lost Coast Trail
USCG File Photo SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard medevaced a 29-year-old female hiker Thursday from the Lost Coast Trail approximately 45 miles south of Humboldt Bay. Humboldt County Sheriff’s Department personnel contacted Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay watchstanders at approximately 11 a.m., reporting an activated Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) by a distressed hiker needing...

Coast Guard rescues 2 stranded hikers near Eel River

Coast Guard rescues 2 stranded hikers near Eel River
USCG File Photo MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. ⎯ The Coast Guard rescued two hikers who were stranded along the Eel River near Island Mountain, Wednesday morning. Local responders contacted Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay watchstanders around 10 p.m., Tuesday requesting assistance locating two hikers who had become stranded. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Humboldt Bay hoisted...

Coast Guard, local agencies rescue 2, search for third person near Fort Bragg

Coast Guard, local agencies rescue 2, search for third person near Fort Bragg
EUREKA, Calif. — The Coast Guard and local partner agencies are searching for a 67-year-old male in the water after rescuing two people near Todd Point in Fort Bragg Saturday evening. At approximately 6 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay watchstanders received a report of two men and one female in the water. An aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Humboldt Bay rescued a female from the water...

Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay rescues man who fell from a cliff

Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay rescues man who fell from a cliff
McKinleyville, Calif. — The Coast Guard rescued a man who fell from a beachside bluff in vicinity of Trinidad Calif., Monday. Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay watchstanders were notified at approximately 01:55 p.m., by the Humboldt County Sheriff office that a man fell down a steep embankment onto the rocky beach below and suffered a broken leg. CALFIRE responders arrived on scene and provided medical...

Coast Guard hoists boater from mud near Humboldt Bay

Coast Guard hoists boater from mud near Humboldt Bay
EUREKA, Calif. — The Coast Guard assisted a man aboard a 25-foot pontoon boat stuck in the mud near Daby Island Wednesday evening. Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay watchstanders were notified at approximately 5:30 p.m., of a pontoon boat with one person aboard stuck in the mud on the north side of Daby Island. The Coast Guard coordinated with Humboldt County Sheriff’s Department personnel and...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Celebrity Infinity near Brookings Ore.

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Celebrity Infinity near Brookings Ore.
UREKA, Calif. — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 76-year-old man Thursday from a 964-foot cruise ship approximately 30 miles southwest of Brookings, Ore. Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay watchstanders received a report at approximately 1:10 p.m., of a 76-year-old male reportedly suffering from internal bleeding on the cruise ship Celebrity Infinity. Due to the severity of his condition, a Coast...

Coast Guard rescues injured woman from Klamath River

Coast Guard rescues injured woman from Klamath River
MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 79-year-old female near the Klamath River Sunday afternoon. At approximately 12 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay watchstanders received a request for assistance from California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection personnel to render aide to a woman who fell and injured her hip at her remote cabin on the banks of the Klamath...

Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco aircrew receives minor injuries after crash during test flight

Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco aircrew receives minor injuries after crash during test flight
Air Station San Francisco MH-65 file photo U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Barry Bena. SAN FRANCISCO — A Coast Guard aircrew exited an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter with only minor injuries after the helicopter crashed during a maintenance test flight at Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco Monday. At 2:55 p.m., while hovering approximately 10 feet from the ground, the helicopter...