Coast Guard medically evacuates injured man from Beaver Island

USCG file photo CLEVELAND – A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crew from Air Station Traverse City, Mich., is en route to medically evacuate a 54-year-old man who reportedly crashed his car on Beaver Island, Mich., Thursday evening. Injured is Gordon Heikka, hometown unknown. The Traverse City aircrew was preparing to return to the air station in their MH-65C Dolphin rescue helicopter after responding...

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters near Little Presque Isle, Mich.

CLEVELAND – The U.S. Coast Guard rescued three people and recovered the fourth deceased after their 18-foot vessel overturned approximately two miles northeast of Little Presque Isle, Mich., in Lake Superior at about 1:30 p.m., Sept. 19, 2010.

Coast Guard rescues 2 in Lake Superior after kayak capsizes

CLEVELAND – A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued two kayakers after their 21-foot tandem kayak capsized near Michipicoten Island in northern Lake Superior, Sept. 17, 2010.

Season ends at Coast Guard Air Facility Waukegan

The Coast Guard shut down its seasonal air facility in Waukegan, Ill., Sept. 7, following a busy summer.

Coast Guard rescues mariner after 4 hours in cold water without life jacket

A \boat crew from Coast Guard Station Alpena, Mich., rescued a man who was in 60-degree water without a life jacket in Lake Huron for almost four hours after his boat capsized near Stoneport, Mich., Sept. 6.

Coast Guard helicopter crew saves kayakers from drowning in 6-10 foot waves

Traverse City – A U.S. Coast Guard rescue helicopter crew from Air Station Traverse City, Mich., saved two kayakers who were in danger of drowning near Sleeping Bear Dunes, Friday at about 5 p.m.

Coast Guard medically evacuates man during Chicago to Mackinac Race

CLEVELAND – The U.S. Coast Guard medically evacuated an injured man during the Chicago to Mackinaw Race at approximately 11 a.m., July 25, 2010.

Coast Guard ends search for co-pilot, passengers in plane crash

CLEVELAND – The U.S. Coast Guard and other agencies have ended their search for four people missing after a Cessna 206 crashed into Lake Michigan, near Ludington, Mich., July 23, 2010.

Coast Guard continues to search for missing passengers from plane crash in Lake Michigan

CLEVELAND – U.S. Coast Guard search crews, assisted by Oceana and Mason County Sheriffs Departments, continue to search Lake Michigan this evening for four people missing after their plane crashed in the lake this morning.