Coast Guard suspends search after remains of pilot found near Perry Island, Alaska

Coast Guard suspends search after remains of pilot found near Perry Island, Alaska
USCG file photoANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing pilot near Perry Island in Prince William Sound after his remains were discovered Wednesday evening. The crew of the Alaska State Trooper vessel Churchhill located and recovered the man’s remains and the wreckage of his Cessna 180 airplane partially submerged along the coast of Culross Island. Coast Guard,...

Coast Guard, partners search for missing pilot near Perry Island, Alaska

Coast Guard, partners search for missing pilot near Perry Island, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Coast Guard and Air Force assets are searching for a missing pilot near Perry Island in Prince William Sound Tuesday. The 11th Air Force Rescue Coordination Center in Anchorage received a Mayday call from the male pilot of a Cessna 180 airplane Tuesday afternoon. The pilot reported he was having engine trouble and stated he may have to set the plane down. RCC Anchorage contacted...

Coast Guard, Air Force, Air National Guard, Alaska State Troopers rescue boater near Anchorage, Alaska

Coast Guard, Air Force, Air National Guard, Alaska State Troopers rescue boater near Anchorage, Alaska
KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard, Air Force, Alaska Air National Guard and the Alaska State Troopers partnered to rescue a man in a deflating raft in Cook Inlet between Fire Island and Kincaid Park Tuesday night. 211th Rescue Squadron Alaska Air National Guard HC-130 Hercules airplane and 210th Rescue Squadron Alaska Air National Guard HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter crews arrived on scene first, deployed...

Coast Guard Participates in Hong Kong Exercise

by Chief Mass Communication Specialist (SW) Ray Mooney Fleet Public Affairs Center Pacific HONG KONG — Search and rescue units from the U.S. Coast Guard District 14 in Honolulu, Hawaii, and the Alaska Air National Guard’s 210th and 212th Rescue Squadrons in Anchorage arrived here last week to work with SAR teams from Hong Kong’s Government Flying Service. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard Suspends Search for Remaining Two Crew Members of the Fishing Vessel Katmai

JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard suspended the search today at 9:36 a.m. for two missing crewmen from the fishing vessel Katmai that sank 100 miles west of Adak.