Coast Guard, Alaska State Troopers rescue man from swamped canoe near Nome

Coast Guard, Alaska State Troopers rescue man from swamped canoe near Nome
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak aircrews assisted the Alaska State Troopers with the rescue of a 22-year-old man reported missing from a swamped canoe Saturday afternoon approximately 100 miles south of Nome. An Alaska State Troopers ground search team vectored the location of the kayaker to an Air Station...

Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley crew rescues 2 after vessel sinks near Nome, Alaska

Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley crew rescues 2 after vessel sinks near Nome, Alaska
Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley launch a small boat. Coast Guard file photo by Chief Petty Officer Shawn Eggert. JUNEAU, Alaska— The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley rescued two men in a skiff near Nome, Alaska, after their dredge sank Wednesday. An Alex Haley small-boat crew rescued the men from a skiff after being signaled by the light of a personal locator beacon....

Coast Guard rescues 3 from plane crash in vicinity of the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues 3 from plane crash in vicinity of the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska
Three people walk away after their Cessna 180 crashed in the woods about 57 miles west of Anchorage, Alaska, Jan. 30, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew located and rescued three survivors of a plane crash from a ridgeline landing strip in the vicinity of the Chakachatna River, in the Kenai Peninsula, Monday evening. The...

Coast Guard rescues injured man from Worthington Glacier near Cordova, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues injured man from Worthington Glacier near Cordova, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk rescue helicopter crew forward deployed to Cordova, Alaska, medevaced an injured man from Worthington Glacier, approximately 50 miles north of Cordova Saturday. The Jayhawk crew safely hoisted the 38-year-old male and transported him to Providence Hospital in Anchorage, Alaska. Watchstanders from Coast Guard District Seventeen command center received a...

Coast Guard monitors rescue of mariner 400 miles south of Cold Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard monitors rescue of mariner 400 miles south of Cold Bay, Alaska
Tug Tor Viking  JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard monitored the rescue of a mariner in distress aboard a 30-foot sailboat approximately 400 miles south of Cold Bay, Alaska. The good Samaritan crew of Tor Viking, a vessel contracted under Shell, safely recovered the mariner and his cat. Coast Guard 17th District watchstanders received an alert from the mariner’s emergency position indicating radio...

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...