Coast Guard rescues two hunters on Mount Kelly, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues two hunters on Mount Kelly, Alaska
A Coast Guard C-130 Hercules aircraft forward-looking infrared camera captures an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter flying over Mount Kelly, north of Kotzebue, Alaska, Sept. 24, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Air Station Kodiak) KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard rescued two hunters Thursday that were stranded for six days on Mount Kelly, north of Kotzebue, Alaska. A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak C-130...

Coast Guard rescues stranded rafter north of Haines, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues stranded rafter north of Haines, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard rescued a rafter Sunday after her pack raft capsized Saturday on the Klehini River north of Haines. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Sitka located the 42-year-old woman, who was exhibiting symptoms of mild hypothermia, and flew her to Haines where she was placed in the care of local...

Coast Guard locates two overdue hunters near Klawock, Alaska

Coast Guard locates two overdue hunters near Klawock, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew rescued two overdue hunters near Wadleigh Island, in vicinity of Klawock, Alaska, Wednesday. Both men were safely hoisted and then transported to Klawock emergency medical services personnel for further evaluation. Both were reported to have been in good condition...

Coast Guard medevacs injured hunter from Kodiak Island, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs injured hunter from Kodiak Island, Alaska
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew medically evacuates an injured hunter from Kodiak Island, Alaska, Oct. 25, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo. KODIAK, Alaska – A MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak medically evacuated an injured hunter from Kodiak Island, Friday. The aircrew landed in Deadman Bay near a public use cabin...

Coast Guard aircrew rescues hunter after vessel sinks in Three Saints Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard aircrew rescues hunter after vessel sinks in Three Saints Bay, Alaska
An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak recover a life raft during a law enforcement patrol near Three Saints Bay, Alaska, Sept. 18, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station Kodiak. KODIAK, Alaska — A Coast Guard aircrew rescued a hunter after his vessel sunk in Three Saints Bay, Tuesday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak...

Coast Guard aircrew rescues 3 from small skiff in Holtham Inlet, Alaska

Coast Guard aircrew rescues 3 from small skiff in Holtham Inlet, Alaska
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew deployed from forward-operating location Kotzebue transfer a mariner to awaiting emergency medical services personnel August 13, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Fernando Gamboa. JUNEAU, Alaska — An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Forward Operating Location Kotzebue, rescued three hypothermic...

Coast Guard aircrew, locals rescue 72-year-old hiker near Skagway

Coast Guard aircrew, locals rescue 72-year-old hiker near Skagway
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew medevaced a 72-year-old woman from Chilkoot Pass approximately 15 miles northeast of Skagway, Saturday evening. The aircrew safely transported the injured woman to awaiting emergency medical services personnel in Juneau and she was reported in stable condition...

Coast Guard, local partners conduct Operation Dry Water throughout Alaska

Coast Guard, local partners conduct Operation Dry Water throughout Alaska
Lt.j.g. Scott Peters (right), boarding officer with Coast Guard Sector Anchorage, and Tom Akelkok, law enforcement officer with Alaska Wildlife Troopers, head out for a patrol on Big Lake, Alaska, July 4, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by PA1 Nate Littlejohn ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard, Alaska Wildlife Troopers and Alaska State Troopers, along with other federal, state and local law enforcement...

Coast Guard assists in rescue of 2 hikers near Lemon Creek Glacier, Alaska

Coast Guard assists in rescue of 2 hikers near Lemon Creek Glacier, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew medevaced two elderly men from Lemon Creek Glacier, Alaska, Sunday. The aircrew hoisted both men and two Juneau Mountain Rescue personnel from the Glacier. Both men were transported to awaiting emergency medical services for further care. They were reported...