Coast Guard medevacs man south of Seward, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man south of Seward, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard medevaced a man who lost consciousness aboard a charter fishing vessel near Seward, Tuesday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Aviation Support Facility Cordova hoisted the 61-year-old man, who was experiencing symptoms of a heart attack, from the fishing vessel Arctic Endeavor just off...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Norwegian Sun near Yakutat, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Norwegian Sun near Yakutat, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew forward-deployed to Cordova medevaced a 63-year-old woman from the cruise ship Norwegian Sun near Yakutat, Sunday. The aircrew hoisted the woman and safely transported her to Cordova Community Medical Center. Coast Guard 17th District watchstanders received a report from the captain of the Norwegian Sun that the woman...

Coast Guard rescues Anchorage, Soldotna men after plane crash on Montague Island

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk and crew from the Coast Guard’s Cordova Aviation Support Facility rescued three stranded men whose plane had reportedly flipped over while taking off from the beach along Patton Bay on Montague Island at 3:15 p.m. Monday.

Coast Guard Responds to Stranded Vessel in Porcupine Cove

JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard responded to a stranded vessel that ran aground and became swamped in Porcupine Cove near Resurrection Bay early Wednesday morning. An HH-60 ‘Jayhawk’ rescue helicopter from Coast Guard Aviation Support Facility Cordova located the two mariners ashore near their skiff. The Natoa, a Good Samaritan vessel, relayed communications to the Sector Anchorage Command...