Coast Guard rescues 3 from plane crash in vicinity of the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues 3 from plane crash in vicinity of the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska
Three people walk away after their Cessna 180 crashed in the woods about 57 miles west of Anchorage, Alaska, Jan. 30, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew located and rescued three survivors of a plane crash from a ridgeline landing strip in the vicinity of the Chakachatna River, in the Kenai Peninsula, Monday evening. The...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from downed aircraft near Pilot Point, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues 2 from downed aircraft near Pilot Point, Alaska
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew transfers two plane crash survivors to emergency medical personnel at Air Station Kodiak, Alaska, Jan. 16, 2016.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. John Rauschenberger. JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew located and rescued two survivors of a plane crash from the mouth of the King Salmon River,...

Coast Guard suspends search for two people involved in plane crash

Coast Guard suspends search for two people involved in plane crash
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard suspended the search for two missing people Monday at approximately 8:30 p.m., after a plane crashed in Lake Pontchartrain near Lakefront Airport with three people aboard. Local emergency responders were able to locate the plane using side-scan sonar. A contracted salvage company is scheduled to salvage the fuselage of the plane today. A good samaritan rescued a...

Coast Guard and local agencies respond to plane crash in Lake Pontchartrain

Coast Guard and local agencies respond to plane crash in Lake Pontchartrain
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and local agencies are continuing to search for two people in the water after a plane crashed in Lake Pontchartrain near Lake Front Airport, Satuday. One person was rescued by a good samaritan and then transferred to a 45-foot Response Boat- Medium from Coast Guard Station New Orleans and delivered to emergency medical services for further medical care. A Coast Guard...

Coast Guard, locals respond to plane crash in Dallesport, Wash.

Coast Guard, locals respond to plane crash in Dallesport, Wash.
SEATTLE — A Coast Guard aircrew witnessed and responded to a plane crash around 11 a.m. while re-fueling at the Columbia Gorge Regional Airport, Monday. The pilot, Lt. Wesley Jones, copilot, Ensign Jake Rettig, flight mechanic, Petty Officer 2nd Class Will France and the rescue swimmer, Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Dominguez, aircrew of an MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter from Coast Guard Air...

Coast Guard, local agencies respond to plane crash on the Hudson River

Coast Guard, local agencies respond to plane crash on the Hudson River
A 25-foot response boat from Coast Guard Station New York underway in New York Harbor at dusk.  NEW YORK CITY — Coast Guard crews and local responders are responding to reports of a small plane crashing on the Hudson River, New York, Friday. The small plane which crashed on the Hudson River has been confirmed to be a PB-47 Thunder Bolt aircraft traveling with one person aboard. Watchstanders at...

Coast Guard suspends search for survivors of plane crash near Astoria, Ore.

Coast Guard suspends search for survivors of plane crash near Astoria, Ore.
A Coast Guard aircrew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter conduct search patterns above the Columbia River near safe anchorage on the east side of Astoria, Ore., March 24, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Nicole Barger. WARRENTON, Ore. — Coast Guard has suspended the search for survivors of the North American AT-6A aircraft that crashed into the water near Pier 39 in Astoria, Thursday. “We’ve...

Coast Guard suspends search for survivor of a plane crash near Port Jefferson, New York

Coast Guard suspends search for survivor of a plane crash near Port Jefferson, New York
NEW YORK CITY – Coast Guard crews suspended the search for a survivor of a small plane, which reportedly crashed into the Port Jefferson Harbor in Port Jefferson, New York, Saturday night. The search was suspended at approximately 10:20 a.m., Sunday after Coast Guard and local agencies searched continuously for 18 cumulative hours covering more than approximately 90 square miles. Watchstanders at...

Coast Guard responds to plane crash in the vicinity of Haulover Beach, Florida

Coast Guard responds to plane crash in the vicinity of Haulover Beach, Florida
MIAMI — A boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Miami responded to a plane that crashed in the water at Haulover Beach, Florida, Tuesday morning. Coast Guard 7th District Command Center watchstanders received notification from a good Samaritan at approximately 11:36 a.m. via VHF-FM radio that the single prop engine plane crashed and was sinking approximately 40-feet off Haulover Beach. Watchstanders...