Coast Guard medevacs man 200 miles south of Cold Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man 200 miles south of Cold Bay, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson JUNEAU, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew forward deployed to forward operating location Cold Bay, Alaska, medevaced a man Thursday evening from the 1200-foot motor vessel Maersk Eindhoven 200 miles south of Cold Bay. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel near Cold Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel near Cold Bay, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew forward deployed to Cold Bay, Alaska, medevaced a man Wednesday from the 154 -foot fishing vessel Defender 260 miles north of Cold Bay. The Jayhawk helicopter crew hoisted the man at 10:45 a.m. and safely transported him to St. Paul where he was...

Coast Guard medevacs man from 655-foot vessel near Cold Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man from 655-foot vessel near Cold Bay, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew forward deployed to Cold Bay, Alaska, medevaced a man Thursday from the 655-foot motor vessel Delsa 130 miles southeast from Cold Bay. The Jayhawk helicopter crew hoisted the man at 10:45 p.m, and safely transported him to Cold Bay where he was transferred...

Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak opens Cold Bay, Alaska, forward operating location

Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak opens Cold Bay, Alaska, forward operating location
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter sits outside a hangar located in Cold Bay, Alaska, Oct. 5, 2017.   U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Megan Peters. KODIAK, Alaska — Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak aircrews opened its seasonal forward operating location in Cold Bay, Alaska, Sunday, in advance of the winter fishery season. Coast Guard aircrews delivered equipment and air assets...

Coast Guard medically evacuates fisherman near Cold Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard medically evacuates fisherman near Cold Bay, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk rescue helicopter crew forward deployed in Cold Bay, medevaced a man from the fishing vessel American Dynasty approximately 60 nautical miles north of Cold Bay, Thursday afternoon. The 59-year-old fisherman was hoisted and transported to Cold Bay where he was met by Guardian Flight personnel for further transfer to Anchorage. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard conducts long-range medevac 230 miles northwest of St. Paul, Alaska

Coast Guard conducts long-range medevac 230 miles northwest of St. Paul, Alaska
KODIAK, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, forward deployed to Forward Operating Location Cold Bay, medevaced an injured fisherman off the 173-foot commercial fishing vessel Blue North approximately 230 miles northwest of St. Paul, Alaska, Wednesday evening. The Jayhawk crew hoisted the 41-year-old man and transferred him to an awaiting Air Station Kodiak C-130...

Coast Guard medevacs fishing vessel crewman 57 miles off Cold Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs fishing vessel crewman 57 miles off Cold Bay, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak aircrew deployed to Forward Operating Location Cold Bay medevaced a 31-year-old male from a fishing vessel 57 miles west-northwest of Cold Bay Sunday morning. Watchstanders at the 17th Coast Guard District Command Center received information relayed from the Coast Guard Base Kodiak Police Department that a crew member aboard the fishing vessel...

Coast Guard opens Forward Operating Location Cold Bay in advance of winter fisheries in Alaska

Coast Guard opens Forward Operating Location Cold Bay in advance of winter fisheries in Alaska
USCG file photo JUNEAU, Alaska – Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak crews opened its seasonal forward operating location in Cold Bay, Alaska, in advance of winter fisheries Saturday. Coast Guard aircrews transferred equipment and air assets to Cold Bay to reduce the response time to Bristol Bay, the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands. A Coast Guard cutter with a Kodiak-based MH-65 Dolphin helicopter...

Coast Guard medevacs 2 people from 2 vessels in the Gulf of Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs 2 people from 2 vessels in the Gulf of Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak aircrews deployed to Forward Operating Location Cold Bay medevaced an 80-year-old woman and a 34-year-old male during separate cases Wednesday. Coast Guard watchstanders received a report from the cruise ship Sun Princess that a woman was suffering from symptoms of a perforated appendix.  Watchstanders consulted with the duty flight surgeon who recommended...