Coast Guard Air Station Detroit rescues man on Lake St. Clair

Coast Guard Air Station Detroit rescues man on Lake St. Clair
Rescue crews from Air Station Detroit and EMS pose for a photo Jan. 11, 2018 following the rescue of a man from Lake St. Clair. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station Detroit) CLEVELAND — The U.S. Coast Guard rescued a man from the ice Thursday in Mitchell’s Bay, Ontario, on Lake St. Clair. Shortly after 6 p.m., watchstanders at the Coast Guard 9th District Command Center were contacted...

68-year-old missing boater rescued from Huckleberry Island, Wash

68-year-old missing boater rescued from Huckleberry Island, Wash
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 file photo SEATTLE — The Coast Guard and fellow first responders found and rescued a missing boater Tuesday morning after he was reported overdue Monday night. 68-year-old Gordon Hay, wearing a wetsuit and lifejacket, was hoisted by the aircrew of an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Coast Guard Sector Columbia River located in Warrenton, Oregon, and safely transferred...

Coast Guard and RCAF searching for possible Person in Water in western Lake Erie

Coast Guard and RCAF searching for possible Person in Water in western Lake Erie
A MH-65C Dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Detroit File photo by Seaman Brooke Sauers DETROIT — The U.S. Coast Guard and Royal Canadian Air Force are searching western Lake Erie for a possible person in the water following a distress call overheard on VHF-FM channel 16 Monday morning. No further transmissions were made and the Coast Guard was unable to hail the vessel. At 10:45 a.m.,...

Air Station Traverse City “Open Ramp” will kick off National Cherry Festival Air Show

Air Station Traverse City "Open Ramp" will kick off National Cherry Festival Air Show
Hundreds of visitors line the tarmacs at Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City, Mich., during their Open Ramp event in 2014. TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — The crew of Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City will host its annual “Open Ramp” event to kick off the 2017 National Cherry Festival Air Show, Friday. The “Open Ramp” will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., and is free and open to the public;...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing woman on Lake Erie

Coast Guard suspends search for missing woman on Lake Erie
BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a woman who went missing after presumably falling overboard from a 52-foot boat on Lake Erie, Sunday. Captain Joseph DuFresne, commander of Coast Guard Sector Buffalo, announced the suspension after the Coast Guard and partnering agencies conducted a search for almost 30 hours covering the equivalent of more than 1,400 square miles. “With...

Coast Guard, local agencies continue search for missing woman on Lake Erie

Coast Guard, local agencies continue search for missing woman on Lake Erie
A MH-65C Dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Detroit File photo by Seaman Brooke Sauers BUFFALO, N.Y. — Crews from the Coast Guard and local agencies continue the search for a missing woman on Lake Erie, Monday. Search efforts for the missing woman continued late Sunday with a crew from Coast Guard Air Station Detroit aboard a MH-65 Dolphin helicopter. The aircrew searched until a crew...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing airplane in Lake Erie

Coast Guard suspends search for missing airplane in Lake Erie
CLEVELAND — The U.S. Coast Guard suspended its search efforts Friday at 7:30 p.m., for a missing plane with six people aboard in Lake Erie, pending further developments. The search covered more than 128 square miles of Lake Erie. “The decision to suspend a search is never easy,” said Capt. Michael Mullen, chief of response for the Coast Guard 9th District.  “I extend my deepest...

Coast Guard ends search for man missing in Lake Erie

BUFFALO, N.Y. – The Coast Guard ended its active search Monday evening for a man who went missing in Lake Erie Sunday afternoon. Missing is Roger Burton, a 55-year-old man from Alliance, Ohio. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to Mr. Burton’s family as they deal with this tragedy,” said Capt. Joseph DuFresne, Coast Guard Sector Buffalo commander. “I am proud of the dauntless effort...

Coast Guard rescues 1, searching for 1 missing in Lake Erie

Coast Guard rescues 1, searching for 1 missing in Lake Erie
A vessel that capsized near Fairport, Ohio, Nov. 6, 2016 is moored to the pier at Coast Guard Station Fairport Nov. 7, 2016. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) BUFFALO, N.Y. – Coast Guard and local emergency crews are searching the waters of Lake Erie Monday for a man who went missing Sunday afternoon near Fairport, Ohio. Missing is Roger Burton, a 55-year-old man from Alliance, Ohio. At 4 p.m., Sunday, Coast...