Coast Guard suspends search near Lituya Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard suspends search near Lituya Bay, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk File Photo ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard suspended it’s search Sunday for potential survivors of a helicopter crash near Lituya Bay, Alaska. The search was suspended at approximately 1230 p.m. The Coast Guard, Alaska Air National Guard, Southeast Alaska Dogs for Ground Search and Civil Air Patrol searched a total of 788 square miles over a period...

Coast Guard continues search for potential crash survivors near Lituya Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard continues search for potential crash survivors near Lituya Bay, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk File PhotoANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard and others are continuing the search Saturday for three potential survivors of a helicopter crash that occurred Friday near Lituya Bay. The helicopter crashed in the water approximately 100 yards from the shoreline of a beach about 3 miles east of Lituya Bay.The Coast Guard located sections of the crashed helicopter’s...

Coast Guard crews searching for overdue aircraft near Sitka, Alaska

Coast Guard crews searching for overdue aircraft near Sitka, Alaska
Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco file photo JUNEAU, Alaska — Multiple Coast Guard assets are searching by air and sea Sunday, for an overdue aircraft with two people aboard that departed Sitka and never returned Saturday night. Coast Guard District 17 and Coast Guard Sector Juneau command center watchstanders received notification from the Juneau Flight Service Station that a white and red colored...

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 missing in Marmot Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 missing in Marmot Bay, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a man and woman reported missing from the fishing vessel Miss Destinee that capsized in Marmot Bay, Thursday morning. Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk and MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crews, the crews of the Coast Guard Cutter Sherman and Chandeleur, a Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Kodiak boat crew, as well as pararescueman...

Coast Guard, partners continue search for two missing in Marmot Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard, partners continue search for two missing in Marmot Bay, Alaska
A pararescueman from the Alaska Air National Guard 212th Rescue Squadron deploys to the Coast Guard Cutter Sherman from an HH-60 Pavehawk helicopter from the 210 Rescue Squadron, June 29, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo provided by the CGC Sherman. ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Coast Guard, Alaska Air National Guard and good Samaritans continue to search Friday for one male and one female reported missing...

Coast Guard, agency partners suspend search for missing kayaker near Kalisof River, Alaska

Coast Guard, agency partners suspend search for missing kayaker near Kalisof River, Alaska
KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard and Alaska State Troopers have suspended the search for a missing kayaker near Kalisof River, Alaska. The 38-year-old man was reported missing by his father Wednesday and an extensive search was conducted throughout the night into Thursday afternoon. Multiple search and rescue assets assisted in the search including Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crews from...

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, National Guard and Foss to conduct joint towing exercise in the Arctic

JUNEAU, Alaska – As part of Operation Arctic Shield 2011, the Coast Guard will conduct a towing exercise offshore of the Delong Mountain Terminal and Red Dog Mine in Kotzebue Sound Tuesday. The joint exercise is designed to integrate Coast Guard, Alaska National Guard and industry resources, test the delivery and use of the emergency towing system in Arctic conditions and familiarize crews with...

Coast Guard, multiple agencies to conduct joint search and rescue exercise off coast of Barrow

KODIAK, Alaska – Coast Guard, Air Force, Alaska Air National Guard and North Slope Borough personnel are scheduled to conduct a search and rescue exercise off the coast of Barrow Tuesday and Wednesday. This search and rescue exercise is a way for these organizations to interact with each other to assess a coordinated response to a maritime distress off the coast of Barrow in the Arctic waters. The...