Coast Guard concludes medical response from ship explosion, 2 medevaced

Coast Guard concludes medical response from ship explosion, 2 medevaced
Members of the 106th Rescue Wing assigned to New York Air National Guard, prepare to take off for the rescue mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Cheran A. Cambridge) BOSTON — The two surviving crewmembers of the bulk-carrier Tamar explosion were medevaced at approximately 4:30 a.m., by a Portuguese Coast Guard aircrew along with three New York Air National Guard 106th Rescue Wing pararescuers...

Coast Guard coordinates response following explosion on bulk carrier

Coast Guard coordinates response following explosion on bulk carrier
Pararescue airmen from the New York Air National Guard, parachute out of a C-130 Hercules in this file photo BOSTON — The U.S. Coast Guard is coordinating with the New York Air National Guard’s 106th Rescue Wing and the Canadian and Portuguese Coast Guards to provide a medical emergency response for crewmembers following an explosion aboard an international bulk carrier 1,300 miles offshore Cape...

Coast Guard suspends search for El Faro crew after 7-day search

Coast Guard suspends search for El Faro crew after 7-day search
MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended the search for possible survivors from the cargo ship El Faro, which is believed to have sunk during Hurricane Joaquin,  at sunset Wednesday, Coast Guard, Navy, Air Force, Air National Guard and tugboat crews searched more than 183,000 square nautical miles off the Bahamian coast in a joint effort to locate the El Faro crew. “I have come to a very difficult...

Coast Guard rescues missing fisherman 43 miles south of Montauk

Coast Guard rescues missing fisherman 43 miles south of Montauk
MONTAUK, N.Y. – The Coast Guard rescued a missing fisherman approximately 43 miles south of Montauk, N.Y., today. John Aldridge, a crewmember of the commercial fishing vessel Anna Mary, was found after going overboard. A Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter rescue crew from Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod (ASCC), in Cape Cod, Mass., located and recovered the missing fisherman alive. Aldridge...

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue Canadian sailor

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Rescue Coordination Center Norfolk suspended the search at 8:22 p.m. Sunday in conjunction with Joint Rescue Coordination Centre Halifax, Nova Scotia, for the missing Canadian sailor who has been overdue on his trip from Halifax to Bermuda.

Searches continue for overdue Canadian sailor

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The United States and Canadian Rescue Coordination Centers continue to facilitate searches by five aircraft Saturday for a man who is overdue on his trip from Halifax, Nova Scotia, to Bermuda.

Search ended for 4 fishermen missing 1,000 miles east of Bermuda

Portsmouth, Va. — The U.S. Coast Guard has ended the search for the four remaining crew members of a Spanish fishing vessel that capsized more than 1,000 miles east of Bermuda Thursday.

New York Air National Guard Unit Engaged in Search Near Bermuda

WEST HAMPTON BEACH . NY – The New York Air National Guard’s 106th Rescue Wing is assisting in the search for four missing fishermen in the Atlantic, approximately 1,000 miles east of Bermuda.