Search enters second day for 5 missing Army aviators off Oahu

Search enters second day for 5 missing Army aviators off Oahu
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Ahi (WPB 87364) returning to Coast Guard Base Honolulu, after searching throughout the night for five crewmembers aboard a downed Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter off Ka’ena Point, Oahu, Aug. 17, 2017. The Coast Guard Cutter Galveston Island (WPB 1349), a 110-foot patrol boat, are taking their place in the search. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Adam...

Search continues for 5 missing Army aviators off Oahu

Search continues for 5 missing Army aviators off Oahu
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Ahi searching for five crewmembers aboard a downed Army UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter west of Ka’ena Point, Oahu, Aug. 16, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) HONOLULU — Responders are continuing the search for five missing Army aviators from a downed Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter approximately two miles west of Ka’ena Point, Oahu, Wednesday. Searching are: HC-130...

Coast Guard, Army responding to report of downed Army helicopter off Oahu

Coast Guard, Army responding to report of downed Army helicopter off Oahu
Coast Guard Cutter Ahi file photo by Petty Officer CC Clayton HONOLULU — Coast Guard and Army personnel are responding to a report of a downed Army UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter with five crew aboard approximately two miles west of Kaena Point, Oahu, Wednesday. Responding are: HC-130 Hercules airplane aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard...

Coast Guard assists search efforts for 9 boaters on 3 separate cases in South Pacific

Coast Guard assists search efforts for 9 boaters on 3 separate cases in South Pacific
HONOLULU — Coast Guard and AMVER crews rescued three boaters in the waters between Chuuk and Puluwat Atoll, Federated States of Micronesia, Wednesday.  An HC-130 Hercules aircraft crew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point on Oahu, located three additional boater missing near Tarawa and are coordinating their rescue by a commercial vessel and the same Hercules aircraft crew has been diverted...

Coast Guard conducts medevac from Midway Atoll

Coast Guard conducts medevac from Midway Atoll
HONOLULU — A 45-year-old man is receiving treatment in Oahu after being medevaced from Midway Atoll, Saturday. An HC-130 Hercules airplane crew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point flew more than 1,300 miles from Oahu to Midway to complete the medevac of a man suffering from severe abdominal pain. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Joint Rescue Command Center Honolulu received a medevac request...

Coast Guard medevacs injured fisherman from Midway Atoll

Coast Guard medevacs injured fisherman from Midway Atoll
HONOLULU — A 46-year-old man is receiving treatment in Oahu after being medevaced from Midway Atoll, Saturday. The Hercules crew flew more than 1,300 miles from Oahu to Midway to complete the medevac. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Joint Rescue Command Center Honolulu received a medevac request from the Chinese-flagged fishing vessel Kiafuhao regarding an injured crewmember. The duty Coast Guard...

Motorcycle crash victim receiving treatment in Oahu after medevac

Motorcycle crash victim receiving treatment in Oahu after medevac
HONOLULU — A Maui man is receiving treatment in Oahu after he sustained severe injuries during a motorcycle accident on Maui Saturday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Joint Rescue Command Center Honolulu received a request from Maui Memorial Hospital regarding the transport of the 37-year-old man. A Coast Guard flight surgeon was briefed and recommended a medevac based on the patient’s condition....