Coast Guard rescues 3 teens near Selawik Lake, Alaska

KODIAK, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak aircrew, forward deployed to Kotzebue, rescued three teenagers stranded near Selawik Lake, Tuesday afternoon. The three teenagers were found safely on shore and brought back to Selawik. At approximately 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Coast Guard 17th District watchstanders received an agency assistance request to help locate three teenagers who were overdue...

Coast Guard responds to downed aircraft near Ketchikan, Alaska

Coast Guard responds to downed aircraft near Ketchikan, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 file photo Juneau, Alaska — The Coast Guard, Alaska State Troopers, U. S. Forest Service, and Ketchikan Volunteer Rescue Squad (KVRS) responded to a downed aircraft Thursday eight miles northeast of Ketchikan, Alaska. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Sitka located the wreckage at 2:37 p.m. and lowered two rescue swimmers who reported no survivors. One...

Coast Guard hoists skier mauled by bear near Haines, Alaska

Coast Guard hoists skier mauled by bear near Haines, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo HAINES, Alaska — The Coast Guard hoisted a man from backcountry near Haines Saturday after he was mauled by a bear. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Sitka hoisted the man who suffered injuries to his head and hands after being attacked on a mountain during a backcountry skiing outing. He was flown to Juneau and placed in the...

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...