Coast Guard aircrew medevacs man from fishing vessel near Sitka

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs man from fishing vessel near Sitka
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter File Photo KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a 24-year-old male off a fishing vessel near Baranof Island in Sitka, Saturday. The MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Sitka hoisted and transported the patient to awaiting emergency medical service personnel in Sitka. The initial call to Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard Air Station Sitka medevacs teen from Baranof Island, Alaska

Coast Guard Air Station Sitka medevacs teen from Baranof Island, 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 a 16-year-old male Sitka Wilderness Therapy student experiencing chest pains on Duffield Peninsula, approximately 30 miles north of Sitka, Alaska, Sunday evening. The aircrew safely hoisted and transferred the boy from a narrow tidal flat to awaiting...

Coast Guard assists Sitka Mountain Rescue to rescue injured hiker on Baranof Island, Alaska

Coast Guard assists Sitka Mountain Rescue to rescue injured hiker on Baranof Island, 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 an injured hiker after falling approximately 150 feet while hiking with his wife on the Cross Island Trail of Mt. Bassie, Baranof Island, Alaska, Friday. The aircrew successfully and safely hoisted both the injured man and his wife and transported them...

U.S. and Canadian coast guards searching for 2 people near Baranof Island, Alaska

U.S. and Canadian coast guards searching for 2 people near Baranof Island, Alaska
KODIAK, Alaska — Coast Guard personnel from the United States and Canada and good Samaritans are searching for two people reportedly in the water off Cape Ommaney on Baranof Island following the sinking of their vessel Thursday night. A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Sitka and the good Samaritan crews of five fishing vessels are currently searching for the...

Coast Guard, Sitka Mountain Rescue assist stranded hikers on Mount Bassie

KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew assisted a Sitka Mountain Rescue team to rescue four hikers stranded on Mount Bassie on Baranof Island six miles south of Sitka Thursday.