Coast Guard suspends search after 2 hunters found near Newtok, Alaska

Coast Guard suspends search after 2 hunters found near Newtok, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter file photo KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for two seal hunters after the men were located by good Samaritans near Newtok, Alaska. A 45-year-old man and a 21-year-old man were located five miles south of the east tip of Kigigak Island. Coast Guard aircrews, four good Samaritan vessels, one Civil Air Patrol aircrew searched more than...

Coast Guard suspends search near Lituya Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard suspends search near Lituya Bay, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk File Photo ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard suspended it’s search Sunday for potential survivors of a helicopter crash near Lituya Bay, Alaska. The search was suspended at approximately 1230 p.m. The Coast Guard, Alaska Air National Guard, Southeast Alaska Dogs for Ground Search and Civil Air Patrol searched a total of 788 square miles over a period...

Coast Guard rescues helicopter crash survivor, searches for others near Lituya Bay

Coast Guard rescues helicopter crash survivor, searches for others near Lituya Bay
Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco file photo ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard rescued a survivor of a helicopter crash Friday near Lituya Bay, Alaska, and is searching for three potential others Saturday. The 14-year-old survivor was flown to Sitka by a Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew and placed in the care of awaiting EMS. He displayed signs of mild hypothermia but was...

Coast Guard crews searching for overdue aircraft near Sitka, Alaska

Coast Guard crews searching for overdue aircraft near Sitka, Alaska
Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco file photo JUNEAU, Alaska — Multiple Coast Guard assets are searching by air and sea Sunday, for an overdue aircraft with two people aboard that departed Sitka and never returned Saturday night. Coast Guard District 17 and Coast Guard Sector Juneau command center watchstanders received notification from the Juneau Flight Service Station that a white and red colored...

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue hunter near Newtok, Alaska

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue hunter near Newtok, Alaska
USCG File Photo JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard suspended the search for an overdue 59-year-old seal hunter near Newtok Tuesday night. Multiple aircrews from Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak and the Civil Air Patrol searched with Alaska State Trooper ground crews for more than 41 hours along the shoreline of Nunivak Island to northwest of Hazen Bay. Volunteers from the villages of Newtok and Tununak...

Coast Guard searching for overdue hunter near Newtok, Alaska

Coast Guard searching for overdue hunter near Newtok, Alaska
USCG File Photo ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Coast Guard aircrews and Alaska State Troopers are searching for a 59-year-old male seal hunter reported overdue in Newtok Village, Monday night. The hunter departed Newtok, Sunday, on a snow machine towing a red kayak. Alaska State Trooper ground crews located the snow machine on the shoreline; however the hunter’s kayak was missing. Coast Guard Air...

Coast Guard ends search for missing surfer in Arecibo, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard ends search for missing surfer in Arecibo, Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard rescue crews ended their search Thursday night for a missing surfer off the coast of Arecibo, Puerto Rico. Still ongoing Friday are Puerto Rico Emergency Management search and recovery operations for the missing surfer near shore. “I am deeply saddened by the loss of the family, friends and loved ones of this missing surfer,” said Capt. Robert W. Warren,...

Coast Guard ends search after missing U.S. Virgin Islands boater is found alive

Coast Guard ends search after missing U.S. Virgin Islands boater is found alive
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard rescue crews ended their search Monday afternoon for a missing U.S. Virgin Islands boater after he was found alive by local citizens in Culebra Island, Puerto Rico. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Juan were contacted by a restaurant owner in Culebra Island, who reported that Alejandro Lopez, 24, had been brought into the restaurant after he was found...

Coast Guard searching for missing boater between U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico

Coast Guard searching for missing boater between U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard rescue crews are actively searching Sunday for a missing boater in waters between St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands and Fajardo, Puerto Rico. Missing is Alejandro Lopez, 24, a resident of St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, who was seen Thursday aboard a dinghy in Hull Bay, St. Thomas and was last seen by another boater Friday, who reported seeing him aboard a dinghy...