Coast Guard aircrew medevacs injured woman on Sucia Island, Washington

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs injured woman on Sucia Island, Washington
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley SEATTLE — A Coast Guard aircrew medically evacuated a 69-year-old woman from Sucia Island, Washington, Wednesday afternoon, after she reportedly dislocated her hip while hiking. An aircrew aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles, transported the woman from Sucia Island...

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs 2 near Friday Harbor, Washington

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs 2 near Friday Harbor, Washington
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley SEATTLE – A Coast Guard aircrew medically evacuated two boaters from Friday Harbor, Sunday night, after they sustained severe injuries when their vessel ran aground. The Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles aircrew, aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter, transported the two from Friday Harbor to Harbor...

Coast Guard recovers cruise ship passenger near the Strait of Juan de Fuca

Coast Guard recovers cruise ship passenger near the Strait of Juan de Fuca
A Coast Guard helicopter aircrew from Air Station Port Angeles transfers an unresponsive individual to local Emergency Medical Service personnel after recovering him the water near the Strait of Juan de Fuca on July 10, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo.) SEATTLE — A Coast Guard helicopter rescue crew recovered an unresponsive individual from the water near the Strait of Juan de Fuca this afternoon,...

Coast Guard aircrews rescue 4, medevac 1 during separate cases in northern Washington

Coast Guard aircrews rescue 4, medevac 1 during separate cases in northern Washington
Petty Officers 3rd Class Jordan Harlacher and Matthew Boyd, both 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crewmembers, from Station Bellingham, prepare to transfer an injured woman off a sailing vessel that ran aground near Sucia Island with the help of an aviation survival technician from Air Station Port Angeles, July 2, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Tyrkala. SEATTLE –...

Coast Guard, lifejacket save canoeist life near Dosewallips State Park

Coast Guard, lifejacket save canoeist life near Dosewallips State Park
26 foot Trailerable Aids to Navigation Boat file photo SEATTLE — The Coast Guard rescued a man wearing a life jacket near Dabob Bay in Dosewallips State Park, Thursday afternoon, after he and another canoeist capsized their canoe. A Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team  Seattle rescued the 50-year-old man, who was conscious but suffering from symptoms related to hypothermia after an aircrew aboard...

Coast Guard finds two divers reported missing in San Juan Islands

Coast Guard finds two divers reported missing in San Juan Islands
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo SEATTLE — A Coast Guard aircrew located a father and son diving pair after the divers became separated from their dive boat while diving near the San Juan Islands, Thursday. The father and son divers, ages 46 and 18 respectively and from Forest Grove, Oregon, were located safe on land and were transported back to their dive boat and reunited with...

Coast Guard helicopter avoids drone strike in Port Angeles

Coast Guard helicopter avoids drone strike in Port Angeles
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley SEATTLE – A Coast Guard aircrew was 300 feet in the air conducting training when they had a near-miss collision with a recreational drone in the vicinity of Fairchild International Airport, Saturday. The MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles was conducting low-level training...

Coast Guard medevacs Navy sailor off of U.S.S. Kidd in Straits of Juan de Fuca

Coast Guard medevacs Navy sailor off of U.S.S. Kidd in Straits of Juan de Fuca
Lt. Joe Brewan, the supply officer and the helicopter control tower operator aboard the U.S.S. Kidd, watches a Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter, from Air Station Port Angeles land on the bow of the ship in order to conduct a medevac of a sick Navy sailor, March 4, 2018. U.S. Navy photo by Ensign Selby Arnold. PORT ANGELES, Wash. — The Coast Guard conducted a medical evacuation of a sick Navy...

13th District Coast Guard has busy weekend, stresses use of lifesaving equipment

13th District Coast Guard has busy weekend, stresses use of lifesaving equipment
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley SEATTLE — Coast Guard rescue crews across Washington responded to multiple cases this weekend involving mariners not wearing lifejackets and deficiencies of lifesaving equipment found aboard vessels. With warmer spring weather coming to the Pacific Northwest, the Coast Guard stresses the importance...