Coast Guard holds memorial service for helicopter crew lost in 1964 rescue

Coast Guard holds memorial service for helicopter crew lost in 1964 rescue
A memorial at Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay  for the crew of CG1363, an HH-52 Seaguard helicopter that crashed during a rescue operation Dec. 22, 1964.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard held a memorial service at Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay Friday to honor the crew and passengers of CG1363, an HH-52 Seaguard helicopter that crashed in a severe storm during...

Coast Guard holds memorial service for crew of CG 1363

Coast Guard holds memorial service for crew of CG 1363
The wreckage of CG 1363, an HH-52 Seaguard helicopter that crashed into a mountain in a severe storm during a rescue operation Dec. 22, 1964, remains at Strawberry Rock in Trinidad, Calif., on Dec. 22, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard held a memorial service at Strawberry Rock in Trinidad, Friday, to honor the crew and passengers of the CG-1363, an...

Coast Guard to hold memorial service for crew of CG 1363

Coast Guard to hold memorial service for crew of CG 1363
Coast Guard file photo of CG 1363 water taxiing. MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif.  — The Coast Guard will hold a memorial service this Tuesday, Dec. 22, at Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay in McKinleyville in remembrance of the crew and passengers of the CG 1363 helicopter that crashed after rescuing 10 people 51 years ago during the North Coast’s “Storm of the Century.” The ceremony honors the sacrifice...