Coast Guard responds to helicopter crash in East River

Coast Guard responds to helicopter crash in East River
Coast Guard Station New York 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Steve Strohmaier NEW YORK – The Coast Guard is responding to a private helicopter crash in the East River, north of Roosevelt Island near 86th street, Sunday evening. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York command center received initial notification shortly after 7:00 p.m., of the incident with...

Coast Guard ends search for downed aircraft in the Port of Los Angeles

Coast Guard ends search for downed aircraft in the Port of Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES — The Coast Guard ended the search for a downed helicopter in the Port of Los Angeles Thursday January 5, 2017 at 11:05 a.m. The Coast Guard ended their search after members of the Los Angeles Port Police dive team located wreckage of a helicopter just inside the break wall. Wacthstanders at Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach received a report from several passengers aboard a...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from downed aircraft on Unalaska Island, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues 2 from downed aircraft on Unalaska Island, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A Coast Guard aircrew rescued two people from a helicopter that crashed near the Dutch Harbor Airport on Unalaska Island Friday afternoon. Watchstanders at the 17th Coast Guard District Command Center received a 406 megahertz personal locator beacon activation from a R22 Robinson helicopter. The beacon was plotted in a position approximately nine miles south-southwest of the Dutch...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing U.S. Navy crewmember 18 miles east of Cape Henry, Va.

Coast Guard suspends search for missing U.S. Navy crewmember 18 miles east of Cape Henry, Va.
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard suspended its search Thursday for the missing crewmember of a Navy MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopter that crashed Wednesday with five people aboard approximately 18 miles east of Cape Henry, Va. A Navy aircrew initially contacted Coast Guard 5th District Command Center watchstanders at approximately 11 a.m. Wednesday reporting the Sea Dragon crashed and another...

Coast Guard continues search for missing Navy crewmember 18 miles east of Cape Henry, Va.

Coast Guard continues search for missing Navy crewmember 18 miles east of Cape Henry, Va.
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard is scheduled to continue its search through the night for a missing Navy crewmember after an MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopter crashed with five people aboard Wednesday approximately 18 miles east of Cape Henry, Va. The crew aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Shearwater approximately 20 miles east of Cape Henry, Va., searching for a Navy crewmember following an MH-53E Sea...

Coast Guard, local agencies search for possible persons in the water after helicopter crash near Apollo Beach

Coast Guard, local agencies search for possible persons in the water after helicopter crash near Apollo Beach
  APOLLO BEACH, Fla. — The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for possible persons in the water after a helicopter crashed in the vicinity of Apollo Beach, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg received a call at 3:24 p.m., from dispatchers from the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office regarding a helicopter that had crashed in the vicinity of Apollo Beach. Searching...

Coast Guard releases memo on findings of investigation into crash of helicopter CG-6017 in 2010

WASHINGTON — A failure to observe altitude restrictions and maintain situational awareness at low altitudes and high speeds are among six factors the Coast Guard says contributed to the fatal crash of a MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter near La Push, Wash., July 7, 2010, according to a final action memo drafted here and released Monday that summarizes the key findings of an administrative investigation...

Coast Guard responds to helicopter crash in East River

NEW YORK – The Coast Guard responded to a helicopter crash in the New York East River today. Coast Guard Sector New York received notification at approximately 3:35 p.m. of the incident with five people onboard. A rescue boat crew from Coast Guard Station New York was deployed to the site to assist the search for one person not immediately rescued. The fifth was reportedly recovered dead by non Coast...

Coast Guard responds to downed helicopter 20 miles off Miami

U.S. Coast Guard photo.MIAMI — The Coast Guard responded to a downed helicopter about 20 miles east of Miami Sunday. The Coast Guard received notification Sunday afternoon that a privately owned helicopter with one male passenger aboard made an emergency water landing between Miami and The Bahamas. The good Samaritan vessel Contingency arrived on scene first and stayed with the helicopter until...