Bum Chin Rescue Video

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Coast Guard rescue crews flew more than 1800 miles to rescue three injured Indian crewmen from a chemical oil tanker 200 miles South of Adak Island, Alaska. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and HC-130 Hercules airplane flew from Kodiak to Adak Sunday while the vessel headed north to close the distance the aircraft would be required to fly offshore. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard safely delivers three to Anchorage following medevac 200 miles offshore

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Three injured Indian crewmen arrived safely in Anchorage at about 7 p.m. today after Coast Guard rescue crews flew more than 1800 combined miles to conduct their medical evacuation from a chemical oil tanker 200 miles South of Adak Island, Alaska.

Coast Guard flies 1800 miles to medevacs three from Bum Chin

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Coast Guard rescue crews flew more than 1800 combined miles to conduct a medical evacuation of three Indian crewmen aboard a chemical oil tanker 80 miles South of Adak Island, Alaska, Monday safely transferring them to Adak for further transport to Anchorage.

Coast Guard to medevac three from tanker south of Adak

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Coast Guard aircraft launched from Kodiak, Alaska, today will cover more than 900 miles from Kodiak to Adak Island, Alaska, to conduct a medical evacuation of three crewmen reported to have suffered injuries aboard a tanker approximately 700 miles south of Adak Island.