Coast Guard searches for man overboard 126 miles south of Sand Point, Alaska

Coast Guard searches for man overboard 126 miles south of Sand Point, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and C-130 Hercules aircraft file photo KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew and an HC-130 Hercules aircrew are searching for a 23-year-old male reported to have fallen overboard from the motor vessel Challenge Prelude, 126 miles south of Sand Point, Alaska, Sunday. District 17 command center watchstanders received notification...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel near Cold Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel near Cold Bay, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson KODIAK, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced a crewman from the 183-foot fishing trawler Unimak near Cold Bay, Alaska, Friday. The Jayhawk crew safely hoisted the ill crewman from the Unimak, which was 46 miles northwest of Cold Bay, at 8:52 p.m. and transported him to emergency medical...

Coast Guard, good Samaritans assist rescue of 4 from capsized vessel near Raspberry Island, Alaska

Coast Guard, good Samaritans assist rescue of 4 from capsized vessel near Raspberry Island, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson ANCHORAGE, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew and good Samaritans assisted with the rescue of the captain and three crew members Monday from a capsized fishing vessel in the Kupreanof Strait near Raspberry Island. The crew of the fishing vessel Calista Marie arrived on scene and rescued...