Coast Guard locates remaining two missing people in George Inlet near Ketchikan, Alaska

Coast Guard locates remaining two missing people in George Inlet near Ketchikan, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter file photo JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard and Ketchikan Volunteer Rescue Squad located the remaing two missing people near the crash site of the Beaver float plane, Tuesday night. A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew located the individuals and vectored in the Ketchikan Volunteer Rescue Squad to the location. In total ten people were rescued and...

Coast Guard responding to two downed aircraft near Ketchikan, Alaska

Coast Guard responding to  two downed aircraft near Ketchikan, Alaska
Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco file photo JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard, partner agencies and good Samaritans are responding to two downed aircraft and are searching for three people in the vicinity of George Inlet near Ketchikan, Alaska, Monday. Ten people were rescued and are receiving medical care, the extent of their injuries are unknown. Three people are confirmed deceased. The aircraft...

Coast Guard rescues four who abandoned ship south of Atka Island, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues four who abandoned ship south of Atka Island, Alaska
The Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley with a Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-65 Dolphin helicopter embarked on the stern of the cutter. U.S. Coast Guard file photo. JUNEAU, Alaska — An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew rescued four people who abandoned ship after their boat began taking on water when it reportedly hit a rock south of Atka Island, Saturday. Coast Guard District 17 command center watchstanders...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel northeast of St. Paul, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel northeast of St. Paul, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew medically evacuated a fisherman approximately 50-miles northeast of St. Paul, Friday. Coast Guard District 17 command center watchstanders received the initial notification from Health Force Partners reporting a 51-year-old male, aboard the fishing...

Coast Guard suspends search for unconfirmed persons in water near Anchorage

Coast Guard suspends search for unconfirmed persons in water near Anchorage
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for unconfirmed persons in the water after a skiff was found on the west shore of Knik Arm with keys still in the ignition. Commander Coast Guard Sector Anchorage suspended the search, pending new information or reports of any missing persons related to the abandoned skiff. The search...

Coast Guard, others search for unconfirmed person in the water near Anchorage

Coast Guard, others search for unconfirmed person in the water near Anchorage
Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak HC-130 file photo ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard and others are searching Tuesday for an unconfirmed person in the water near Anchorage after an overturned skiff was found aground on the west shoreline of Knik Arm. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector Anchorage command center received a call from a concerned citizen at approximately 1 p.m. Tuesday reporting...

Coast Guard rescues overdue ATV riders on Kodiak Island

Coast Guard rescues overdue ATV riders on Kodiak Island
An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Kodiak, Alaska, locates two missing men after detecting their heat signatures inside a cabin near Saltery Cove on Kodiak Island. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Air Station Kodiak KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard rescued two men Sunday after they became stranded during an all-terrain vehicle trip on Kodiak Island. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel 65 miles east of Kodiak, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel 65 miles east of Kodiak, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a fishing vessel approximately 65 miles east of Kodiak, Monday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak hoisted the 38-year-old man, who was suffering symptoms of a heart attack, and transported him to Air Station Kodiak where he was placed in...

Coast Guard demobilizes St. Paul, Cold Bay, Alaska, forward operating locations

Coast Guard demobilizes St. Paul, Cold Bay, Alaska, forward operating locations
A U.S. Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter  flies over an active volcano near Cold Bay, Alaska, Feb. 7, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Bradley Pigage) KODIAK, Alaska — Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak aircrews demobilized forward operating locations in St. Paul and Cold Bay, March 15, concluding the supplemental coverage of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Chain. The aircrews...