Coast Guard responds to downed aircraft 110 miles east of Charleston

Coast Guard responds to downed aircraft 110 miles east of Charleston
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and C-130 Hercules aircraft file photo CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard is responding to a downed aircraft Thursday approximately 110 miles east of Charleston. The Air Force Rescue Coordination Center (AFRCC) notified Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders of a civilian aircraft emergency at 11:33 a.m. The Jacksonville Air Route Traffic Control Center received...

Coast Guard aircrew assists Wahkiakum County rescuers locate missing hiker

Coast Guard aircrew assists Wahkiakum County rescuers locate missing hiker
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 helicopter file photo WARRENTON, Ore. – A Coast Guard aircrew found a missing hiker, Tuesday morning, while assisting local first responders in search efforts for a missing man in Wahkiakum County. After flying for about 30 minutes, the aircrew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Coast Guard Sector Columbia River spotted the 52-year-old missing man on a...

Lost 5-year-old boy rescued in Sleeping Bear Dunes

Lost 5-year-old boy rescued in Sleeping Bear Dunes
A rescue swimmer from Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City, Michigan is lowered after locating a lost 5-year-old boy in Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore in Upper Michigan, June 29, 2018.  (Photo courtesy of Glen Lake Fire Department) TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — The Coast Guard assisted local agencies in finding a 5-year-old boy who went missing in Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Friday. A...

Coast Guard, Maryland responders search for 2 from plane crash

Coast Guard, Maryland responders search for 2 from plane crash
Coast Guard Station Ocean City 25-foot Response Boat-Small file photo BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard, Maryland State Police and Maryland Department of Natural Resources Police are searching for two missing people by air and water Thursday, after debris from their small plane was found in the water near Ocean City Inlet. Missing are Banica Richard Robinson and Marcson Ngwa. The Air Force Rescue Coordination...

Coast Guard medevacs hiker after fall from Clallam-County waterfall, Wash.

Coast Guard medevacs hiker after fall from Clallam-County waterfall, Wash.
Members of a an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew, from Coast Guard Air Station/Sector Field Officer Port Angeles, Wash., and emergency medical service personnel move an injured hiker to a stretcher on the air field at the air station, Feb. 24, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Eric Mangiarelli. SEATTLE — A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a 68-year-old hiker who suffered reportedly...

Coast Guard rescues missing hiker in Olympic National Forest

Coast Guard rescues missing hiker in Olympic National Forest
USCG File Photo SEATTLE — The Coast Guard rescued a missing hiker in the Olympic National Forest, Monday morning after the hiker was reported missing Sunday afternoon. An aircrew aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles located and rescued the 79-year-old male and transported him to Sequim Valley Airport where the patient was transferred to emergency medical technicians...

Coast Guard medevacs man after injury in Olympic National Forest

Coast Guard medevacs man after injury in Olympic National Forest
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 file photo WARRENTON, Ore. – The Coast Guard medically evacuated an injured man, Monday afternoon, 4 miles east of Quinault Lake in the in the Olympic National Forest in Washington. The 40-year-old man was hoisted and transported to Bowerman Airport at Hoquiam Air Base, where he was transferred to emergency medical technicians and taken to Grays Harbor Community...

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs teen off La Push beach

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs teen off La Push beach
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo SEATTLE — A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted a teenager off of Third Beach near La Push, Washington, Sunday morning. The MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles safely hoisted the 17-year-old and transported him to local emergency medical service personnel waiting in Forks. At approximately 2 a.m., watchstanders...

Coast Guard medevacs hiker missing 1 week in Olympic National Park

Coast Guard medevacs hiker missing 1 week in Olympic National Park
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo SEATTLE — A Coast Guard aircrew assisted local responders Sunday in medically evacuating a 71-year-old female hiker who reportedly went missing a week ago in the Olympic National Park. At 7:15 p.m., an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles hoisted the hiker, who reportedly suffered from dehydration...