Search continues for missing person after three others are rescued in Eastern Pacific

Search continues for missing person after three others are rescued in Eastern Pacific
SANTA RITA, Guam — The Coast Guard and commercial mariners rescued three people who were reported overdue on a skiff near the Chuuk Atoll, Thursday. The motor vessel Nord Venus located the three male survivors approximately 23 miles north of Chuuk. An HC-130 Hercules airplane crew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point, Oahu, is searching for the fourth crewman. A Navy P-8 airplane crew from...

Diver with severe decompression sickness medevaced from remote atoll

Diver with severe decompression sickness medevaced from remote atoll
APRA HARBOR, Guam – A diver suffering from severe decompression sickness was successfully medevaced from Chuuk Atoll to Guam by the Coast Guard Wednesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Guam received a medevac request Monday from Chuuk State Hospital for a 51-year-old American male suffering from severe decompression sickness. A Coast Guard flight surgeon, a naval dive medical officer and...

Coast Guard, Navy, international partners search for overdue skiff near Chuuk Atoll

Coast Guard, Navy, international partners search for overdue skiff near Chuuk Atoll
SANTA RITA, Guam — The Coast Guard along with the Navy, Federated States of Micronesia, Australia and several commercial mariners are searching for an overdue skiff with two people aboard that departed Chuuk Atoll, Thursday. Crewmembers at Coast Guard Sector Guam received a report Friday that a 19-foot skiff departed for a daylong fishing trip in the vicinity of the Chuuk Atoll but did not return. Assisting...