Coast Guard, Navy respond to downed helicopter off Molokai

Coast Guard, Navy respond to downed helicopter off Molokai
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File photo HONOLULU — Coast Guard and Navy crews responded to a report of a downed helicopter with two people aboard off the northwest side of Molokai, Monday evening. Responding were: googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); HC-130 Hercules airplane and MH-65 Dolphin helicopter...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman near Noyo River

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman near Noyo River
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif — A Coast Guard helicopter crew medevaced a 22-year-old fisherman near Noyo River who was reportedly suffering from abdominal pains aboard the 42-foot commercial fishing vessel Princess, Sunday. The Princess’ crew contacted Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay watchstanders on VHF-FM channel 16 around 4 p.m., requesting help for...

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 continuing search for missing man after explosion on oil platform

Coast Guard continuing search for missing man after explosion on oil platform
The Coast Guard is continuing to coordinate search efforts for a missing man after an explosion on an oil platform in Lake Pontchartrain near Kenner, Louisiana. NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is continuing to coordinate search efforts for a missing man after an explosion on an oil platform in Lake Pontchartrain near Kenner, Louisiana, Monday morning. The fire on the platform, which is owned by Clovelly...

Coast Guard searching for missing man after explosion on oil platform

Coast Guard searching for missing man after explosion on oil platform
Coast Guard Station New Orleans 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is coordinating search efforts for a missing man after an explosion on an oil platform in Lake Pontchartrain near Kenner, Louisiana, Sunday evening. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report from a witness at approximately 8 p.m. of an oil platform explosion. It was reported by one of the...

Coast Guard rescues 16-year-old hiker from cliff near Crescent City

Coast Guard rescues 16-year-old hiker from cliff near Crescent City
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — A Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued a 16-year-old boy who fell from the Coastal Trail on Highway 101 and was stranded 300 feet up from a cliff face near Crescent City, Saturday night. The Del Norte County Sheriff’s Office dispatchers called Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay watchstanders around 10 p.m., to request a helicopter...

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger off Atlantic City, NJ

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger off Atlantic City, NJ
USCG MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard medevaced a passenger off the cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway, about 13-miles off Atlantic City, Sunday. Watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay were contacted by the cruise ship crew stating a passenger was ill and needed medical care at 7 p.m. A rescue crew from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City launched an...

Coast Guard helicopter crew lowers aid to people in Jayuya, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard helicopter crew lowers aid to people in Jayuya, Puerto Rico
Lt. John Sauve (near left), from Coast Guard Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron in Jacksonville, Fla., and Petty Officer 3rd Class Austin Hornbruch (far left), a rescue swimmer at Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, move to load food and water onto an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter outside Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen in Aguadilla Oct. 14, 2017.The aircrew was refueling,...

Coast Guard delivers aid to Hurricane Maria-impacted citizens in San Sebastian, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard delivers aid to Hurricane Maria-impacted citizens in San Sebastian, Puerto Rico
Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Omar Alba, rescue swimmer, and Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Shevas Aboubakri, flight mechanic, deliver food and water from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to survivors of Hurricane Maria near San Sebastian, Puerto Rico, Oct. 13, 2017, from a Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-65 Dolphin helicopter. Personnel operating out of Air Station Borinquen...