Coast Guard medevacs a fisherman 43 miles northwest of Key West

Coast Guard medevacs a fisherman 43 miles northwest of Key West
33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard medevaced a 42-year-old man from a fishing vessel approximately 43 miles northwest of Key West. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West received a call via VHF-FM channel 16 at approximately 1:20 a.m., from the 67-foot fishing vessel, Fortuna stating a crewmember was reportedly experiencing chest pains and difficulty...

Coast Guard conducts medevac off Kauai

Coast Guard conducts medevac off Kauai
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard successfully medevaced a 37-year-old Filipino crewmember off a tuna longliner 80-miles north of Kauai, Sunday. “Our trained crews and hoist-capable aircraft are vital to ensuring mariners reach a higher level of medical care quickly,” said Petty Officer 2nd Class Ashley Gray, a communication...

Coast Guard aircrew rescues two surfers near Indian Beach, Ore.

Coast Guard aircrew rescues two surfers near Indian Beach, Ore.
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 helicopter file photo WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued two surfers in distress near Indian Beach, just north of Cannon Beach, Saturday afternoon. An aircrew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Coast Guard Sector Columbia River safely completed two hoists and transported the surfers to the Sector in Warrenton where they declined medical care and...

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember 5 miles offshore Sabine Pass, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember 5 miles offshore Sabine Pass, Texas
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a 25-year-old man approximately five miles offshore of Sabine Pass, Texas, Saturday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a request from the motor vessel Caribe Cristina stating a crewmember aboard the vessel was in need...

Coast Guard suspends search for two people near Mobile Bay, Alabama

Coast Guard suspends search for two people near Mobile Bay, Alabama
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard suspended the search for two people near Mobile Bay, Alabama, Friday. Missing are Floyd Nelson, 85-years-old, and David Stadman, 40-years-old. The Coast Guard suspended the search at 2:30 p.m. after searching approximately 2,061 square nautical miles over a 42-hour period. Involved in the search were: var _bos = _bos||[];...

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs ill ship engineer off Washington Coast

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs ill ship engineer off Washington Coast
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 file photo WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard medically evacuated an ill man off the commercial vessel Garnet Leader, 25 miles west of Willapa Bay, Washington, Friday morning. An aircrew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter, from Coast Guard Sector Columbia River, safely conducted a hoist of a 29-year-old Ukrainian national reportedly suffering from severe abdominal...

Coast Guard continues search for two people near Mobile Bay, Alabama

Coast Guard continues search for two people near Mobile Bay, Alabama
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and local agencies are continuing to search for two people near Mobile Bay, Alabama. Missing are Floyd Nelson, 85-years-old, and David Stadman, 40-years-old. The 20-foot white fishing vessel the men were reported to be on was located at approximately 12:30 p.m. on the west side of Gaillard Island...

Coast Guard rescues 3 from a capsized boat 4 miles west of Crystal River

Coast Guard rescues 3 from a capsized boat 4 miles west of Crystal River
Coast Guard Station Yankeetown 27-foot Utility Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ashley J. Johnson CRYSTAL RIVER, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued three boaters Thursday who capsized 4 miles west of Crystal River. While searching for a 71-year-old missing boater, a Coast Guard boatcrew aboard a 27-foot Utility Boat-Medium (UT-M) from Coast Guard Station Yankeetown observed a flare Thursday...

Coast Guard searching for 71-year-old man southwest Crystal River

Coast Guard searching for 71-year-old man southwest Crystal River
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael De Nyse CRYSTAL RIVER, Fla. — The Coast Guard continues to search Thursday for a 71-year-old man 30 miles southwest Crystal River. Missing is Ernest Bishop, from Crystal River. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg command center received a 911 relay at 10:20 p.m. Wednesday from...