Woman missing 5 days found safe, hoisted by Coast Guard helo near Florence, Oregon

Woman missing 5 days found safe, hoisted by Coast Guard helo near Florence, Oregon
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo FLORENCE, Ore. – A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted a woman found near the Sea Lion Caves in Florence, Oregon, Wednesday afternoon. The aircrew aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard Sector North Bend hoisted the woman around 2 p.m. and transferred her to a local emergency medical service crew waiting on shore. At 1:25 p.m., a team from...

Coast Guard rescues two fishermen near Coos Bay, Ore.

Coast Guard rescues two fishermen near Coos Bay, Ore.
A Coast Guard Station Chetco River 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew rescues two fishermen from a life raft after their vessel caught fire near Coos Bay, Ore., Aug. 5, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Sector North Bend. NORTH BEND, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued two fishermen after their vessel was engulfed in flames 20 miles west of the Cape Blanco light near Coos Bay, Oregon, Saturday. A Coast...

Coast Guard rescues boater off Oregon coast

Coast Guard rescues boater off Oregon coast
USCG File Photo NORTH BEND, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued an injured man aboard a sailboat off the coast of Gold Beach, early Tuesday morning. A Coast Guard Sector North Bend MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew successfully hoisted the injured 69-year-old man and transferred him to awaiting emergency medical services at the North Bend Airport. Sector North Bend watchstanders received the report of the...

Hiker medevaced after fall from cliff in Cape Argo Cove Park

Hiker medevaced after fall from cliff in Cape Argo Cove Park
USCG File Photo COOS BAY, Ore — The Coast Guard assisted in the transport of an injured hiker near Cape Argo Cove Park in Ore., Monday. Charleston Fire Department personnel successfully transferred the man, who reportedly fell and suffered from a broken ankle, to a MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Sector North Bend, who transported him to the Bay Area Hospital in Coos Bay. Charleston...

Coast Guard helicopter crew hoists hiker to safety near Agness, Oregon

Coast Guard helicopter crew hoists hiker to safety near Agness, Oregon
USCG File Photo AGNESS, Ore. – A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted a hiker near Agness, Oregon, Thursday afternoon. The aircrew aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard Sector North Bend hoisted the hiker at approximately 12:30 p.m. and transferred her to the Curry County Sheriff Department who were waiting in Agness. Around 10 a.m., Curry County requested assistance after locating the 40-year-old...

Coast Guard medevacs ill fisherman75 miles off Lincoln City

Coast Guard medevacs ill fisherman75 miles off Lincoln City
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 helicopter file photo WARRENTON, Ore. – The Coast Guard medevaced an ill fisherman off the commercial fishing vessel Kandi Dawn 75 miles offshore of Lincoln City, Oregon, early Tuesday morning. An aircrew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Coast Guard Sector Columbia River safely hoisted the fisherman suffering from symptoms related to a heart attack and...

Two fisherman rescued 52 miles off the coast of Coos Bay

Two fisherman rescued 52 miles off the coast of Coos Bay
NORTH BEND, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued two fisherman from the fishing vessel New Faith that was sinking 52 miles off the coast of Coos Bay, Saturday morning. The two men where hoisted off the New Faith, a 40-foot commercial fishing vessel homeported in Coos Bay, by two separate aircrews aboard MH-65 Dolphin helicopters, one from Coast Guard Sector North Bend and the other from Coast Guard Air...

Hiker missing for 5 days in Southern Oregon rescued by the Coast Guard

Hiker missing for 5 days in Southern Oregon rescued by the Coast Guard
A rescued a hiker, who had missing for 5 days, in the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, June 14, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Cmdr. Russell Merrick. NORTH BEND, Ore. – The Coast Guard located and hoisted a hiker, Wednesday morning who had been missing for nearly 5 days while hiking in Southern Oregon. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Sector North Bend located and hoisted...

Coast Guard rescues injured beachgoer near Brookings, Oregon

Coast Guard rescues injured beachgoer near Brookings, Oregon
USCG File Photo WARRENTON, Ore., — The Coast Guard rescued an injured beachgoer after she fell from the rocks sustaining substantial injuries to her arms and leg near Brookings, Ore., Thursday. The woman was met by a Curry County Sheriff’s Office ground crew who prepped her for Coast Guard helicopter transport to Brookings Airport where they were met by Life Flight. Watchstanders at Coast Guard...