Coast Guard suspends search for downed aircraft 110 miles east of Charleston

Coast Guard suspends search for downed aircraft 110 miles east of Charleston
A Coast Guard rescue helicopter takes off from the deck of the Cutter Hamilton to search for a downed civilian aircraft Oct. 27, 2018, 110 miles east of Charleston, South Carolina.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a downed civilian aircraft approximately 110 miles east of Charleston. Coast Guard 7th...

Coast Guard responds to unmanned adrift dingy near Point Vincente

Coast Guard responds to unmanned adrift dingy near Point Vincente
Coast Guard Cutter Blacktip file photo SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard searched for the owner of an unmanned adrift dinghy found approximately four nautical miles west of Point Vincente, Saturday. A Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco Forward Operating Base Point Mugu MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew conducted searches in the area that the unmanned dingy was found. Crews aboard a Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard coordinates medevac from cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway

Coast Guard coordinates medevac from cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway
NEW YORK — The Coast Guard coordinated the medical evacuation of a man suffering from chest pains from a cruise ship  in New York Harbor, Saturday afternoon. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York command center received notification at approximately 2:30 p.m., stating a 76-year-old man needed medical attention aboard the 1068-foot Bahamian-flagged cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway. Due to...

Coast Guard searching for man overboard near Ambrose Channel, N.Y.

Coast Guard searching for man overboard near Ambrose Channel, N.Y.
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Shrike file photo by Chief Warrant Officer Allyson E.T. Conroy NEW YORK – The Coast Guard is searching for a man who reportedly fell overboard from a container ship in Ambrose Channel, New York, Saturday morning. Missing is a 35-year-old man reportedly wearing an orange jumpsuit and no life jacket. At approximately 8:30 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York received...

Coast Guard responds to vessel collision with 29 people aboard

Coast Guard responds to vessel collision with 29 people aboard
Coast Guardsmen and emergency medical services personnel assist a person who was injured in a vessel collision and medevaced to Sector San Diego Oct. 26, 2018.  Coast Guard photo by Fireman Taylor Bacon. SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured person via helicopter and rescued 17 passengers, after a vessel collision near the maritime boundary line. The crew of the 332-foot yacht, Attessa...

Coast Guard continues to search for downed aircraft 110 miles east of Charleston

Coast Guard continues to search for downed aircraft 110 miles east of Charleston
A Coast Guard rescue helicopter takes off from the deck of the Cutter Hamilton to continue searching for a downed civilian aircraft Oct. 27, 2018, 110 miles east of Charleston, South Carolina.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard is continuing to search Saturday for a downed aircraft approximately 110 miles east of Charleston. Coast...

Coast Guard medevacs hiker after bear attack near Kodiak, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs hiker after bear attack near Kodiak, Alaska
Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard medevaced a hiker Friday after he was mauled by a bear on Afognak Island, just north of Kodiak Island. A MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak hoisted the 31-year-old man who sustained multiple lacerations to his leg and brought him to Air Station Kodiak where he was placed in the...

Coast Guard reopens ports on Guam and Rota

Coast Guard reopens ports on Guam and Rota
Coast Guard Cutter Washington in Apra Harbor, Guam. U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Cmdr. Josh Empen SANTA RITA, Guam — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port reopened all of the ports in Guam and Rota at 12:30 p.m., Friday, after post-storm assessments. The Ports in Saipan and Tinian remain closed in Port Heavy Weather Condition Zulu. Port Heavy Weather Condition Zulu restricts all inbound and outbound...

Unified command established for Hurricane Michael pollution response

Unified command established for Hurricane Michael pollution response
MIRAMAR BEACH, FLA. – An Emergency Support Function 10 Unified Command for Hurricane Michael with representatives from the U.S. Coast Guard and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) was established Monday to oversee the assessment and removal of hazardous materials from Florida’s waterways in the aftermath of the storm. “The Coast Guard and FWC’s mission after a storm’s...