Coast Guard rescues 3 from plane crash in vicinity of the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues 3 from plane crash in vicinity of the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska
Three people walk away after their Cessna 180 crashed in the woods about 57 miles west of Anchorage, Alaska, Jan. 30, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew located and rescued three survivors of a plane crash from a ridgeline landing strip in the vicinity of the Chakachatna River, in the Kenai Peninsula, Monday evening. The...

Coast Guard and Bahamian authorities responding to downed Cessna aircraft

Coast Guard and Bahamian authorities responding to downed Cessna aircraft
MIAMI — Coast Guard seach-and-rescue crews are responding to a reported downed Cessna aircraft with four people aboard in the vicinity of Freeport Bahamas Airport, Bahamas, Monday morning. The Federal Aviation Administration reported the crash to watchstanders at the Coast Guard 7th District at approximately 11 a.m. The aircraft reportedly left Ormond Beach Municipal Airport, Fla., and was en route...

Pilot of downed aircraft found safe

Pilot of downed aircraft found safe
MIAMI— Bahamian marine officials located the missing pilot of the downed Cessna aircraft in the vicinity of Lee Stocking Island, Bahamas. Search-and-rescue coordinators at the Coast Guard Seventh District command center in Miami received the report of a downed aircraft at about 11:30 a.m. Tuesday from Flight Service Station (FSS) Washington D.C. Reports to the Coast Guard indicated the aircraft...

Coast Guard orchestrates plane ditching in Pacific Ocean and rescues pilot

by Petty Officer 3rd Class Angela Henderson The Big Island of Hawaii lies in the center of the vast Pacific Ocean more than 2,500 miles from the nearest point of land. Yet despite its remoteness, dozens of aircraft of all sizes make the long flight each day without issue. For one pilot flying from California in a small twin engine Cessna 310, this was a routine well planned flight. Traveling at an...

Coast Guard searching for 5 people in downed aircraft

PORT RICHEY, Fla. – The Coast Guard has been searching since about 3 p.m. for five people after an aircraft crashed in the Gulf of Mexico 20 miles west of Port Richey.

Coast Guard Responds to Downed Plane

SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard received a report of a downed Cessna airplane in the vicinity of the Dumbarton Bridge at approximately 10:20 Friday evening.

Coast Guard Air Station Savannah rescues pilot and dog from crashed Cessna

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The Coast Guard rescued a pilot and dog from a downed single-engine aircraft in a marshy area 10-miles southeast of Hunter Army Airfield Saturday at noon. Eugenia Singer of Princeton, N.J. and her dog were flying in a Cessna 210 aircraft when it started to lose altitude. Coast Guard Air Station Savannah was contacted by control tower personnel at Savannah International Airport...

Search Suspended for Missing Cessna in Hawaii

HONOLULU — The U.S. Coast Guard suspended its search after sunset today for three people missing in a sightseeing Cessna 172 last seen in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Tuesday afternoon. The Coast Guard will continue to monitor the area for the missing aircraft’s emergency locating transmitter (ELT). The Coast Guard does this through a search and rescue satellite system that receives signals...

Coast Guard Continues Search for Missing Big Island Cessna

HONOLULU (CG GPublic Affairs) – The U.S. Coast Guard continued a search today for a missing Cessna with three people aboard last seen near Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Tuesday afternoon. By sunset today, the Coast Guard will have searched more than 10,000 square miles — an area more than twice the size of the Big Island. At first light today, two HH-65 Dolphin helicopters and two C-130...