Coast Guard rescues 7 and dog near Haines, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues 7 and dog near Haines, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk File Photo HAINES, Alaska — The Coast Guard rescued seven people and a dog stranded on a sandbar after a their boat capsized in the Chilkat River near Haines, Saturday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Sitka landed on the sandbar approximately 7 miles northwest of Haines, picked up the survivors and brought them to the Haines...

Search for overdue aircraft near Kake, Alaska continues

Search for overdue aircraft near Kake, Alaska continues
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk File Photo KODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard, partner agencies and volunteers continue the search for the overdue aircraft near Kake, Alaska, Wednesday. It was reported that debris from a plane was located in the water approximately 22 miles west of Kake, near the south tip of Admiralty Island in the Chatham Strait. The Coast Guard cannot confirm the debris...

Coast Guard continues to search for overdue aircraft near Kake, Alaska

Coast Guard continues to search for overdue aircraft near Kake, Alaska
Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco file photo JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard along with multiple agencies and volunteers continue the search for an overdue aircraft with three people aboard 20 miles west of Kake, Alaska, Wednesday. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Anacapa and a Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew continue the search, along with a Juneau-based Alaska Army...

Coast Guard, Alaska Air National Guard battle elements to rescue two hunters

Coast Guard, Alaska Air National Guard battle elements to rescue two hunters
Petty Officer 1st Class David McClure, an aviation survival technician stationed in Kodiak, Alaska, rescues a stranded hunter on the Punuk Islands, near St. Lawrence Island, Alaska, Nov. 29, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Daniel Beshoar. KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew rescued two stranded hunters on the Punuk Islands, east of St. Lawrence...

Coast Guard assists Alaska State Troopers to locate overdue hiker on Inian Island

Coast Guard assists Alaska State Troopers to locate overdue hiker on Inian Island
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk File Photo KODIAK- A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew located an overdue, 21-year-old female hiker on Inian Island, Alaska, Tuesday. The Jayhawk aircrew safely located the woman at approximately 11:43 p.m. and transported her to Sitka for further care. She was reported to be mildly hypothermic and disoriented, but otherwise in...

Coast Guard rescues two stranded miners off Chilkat River, near Haines, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues two stranded miners off Chilkat River, near Haines, Alaska
A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew rescued two stranded miners on the Chilkat River, 23 miles from Haines, Alaska, Nov. 3, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Kellen Browne. KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew rescued two stranded, hypothermic mine workers on the Tsirku River, off the Chilkat River, 23 miles North of...

Coast Guard suspends search after 2 hunters found near Newtok, Alaska

Coast Guard suspends search after 2 hunters found near Newtok, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter file photo KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for two seal hunters after the men were located by good Samaritans near Newtok, Alaska. A 45-year-old man and a 21-year-old man were located five miles south of the east tip of Kigigak Island. Coast Guard aircrews, four good Samaritan vessels, one Civil Air Patrol aircrew searched more than...

Coast Guard searching for 2 seal hunters near Newtok, Alaska

Coast Guard searching for 2 seal hunters near Newtok, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard is searching for two men reported overdue Thursday from a seal hunt near Newtok, Alaska. A 45-year-old man and a 21-year-old man were last seen departing in a 16-foot skiff from Newtok and transiting to Kigigak Island in Hazen Bay. Alaska State Troopers reported that one man is wearing a blue...

Coast Guard rescues three people off William Henry Mountain in Alaska

Coast Guard rescues three people off William Henry Mountain in Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo JUNEAU, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew hoisted three people from William Henry Mountain, northwest of William Henry Bay in Lynn Canal Monday morning. The two men and one woman were hoisted and brought to Juneau where no medical concerns were reported. Coast Guard Sector Juneau Command Center...