Coast Guard hoists 3 people stranded on beach near Cape Resurrection, Alaska

Coast Guard hoists 3 people stranded on beach near Cape Resurrection, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted three people stranded on a beach near Cape Resurrection, Friday. The Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, forward deployed to Cordova, transported all three people to waiting emergency medical service personnel at the Seward Airport. Coast Guard Sector Anchorage...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from North Sister Mountain on Kodiak Island

Coast Guard medevacs woman from North Sister Mountain on Kodiak Island
An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak hoists an injured hiker from North Sister Mountain on Kodiak Island, Alaska, July 11, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Nadia Laub. JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a 55-year-old woman after she reportedly fractured her leg while hiking North Sister Mountain on Kodiak Island, Thursday. An...

Coast Guard searching for 1 person missing after explosion, fire in Whittier, Alaska

Coast Guard searching for 1 person missing after explosion, fire in Whittier, Alaska
A fire burns at Delong Dock after an explosion on fixed barge in Whittier, Alaska, July 8, 2019. Photo courtesy of Coast Guard Sector Anchorage. JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard crews are searching for one person missing after an explosion and subsequent fire at Delong Dock in Whittier, Alaska, Monday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak, forward deployed to Cordova,...

Coast Guard opens seasonal Forward Operating Location in Kotzebue, Alaska

Coast Guard opens seasonal Forward Operating Location in Kotzebue, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopters sit in an Alaska Army National Guard hangar in Kotzebue, Alaska. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Brad Pigage. KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard began its seasonal supplemental coverage of Northern Alaska with the opening of its Forward Operating Location in Kotzebue, Monday. Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak aircrews with two...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water in Nushagak Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water in Nushagak Bay, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and C-130 Hercules aircraft file photo ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a person in the water in Nushagak Bay. Two MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crews and a C-130 Hercules aircraft crew from Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak searched approximately 650 square miles over the course of more than ten hours for a male crew member from the commercial...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water in Nushagak Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard searching for person in the water in Nushagak Bay, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and C-130 Hercules aircraft file photo ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water in Nushagak Bay, Monday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew and C-130 Hercules aircraft crew from Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak are searching for a male crew member from the commercial fishing vessel Pail Rider who went overboard at approximately 3...

Coast Guard medevacs man south of Seward, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man south of Seward, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard medevaced a man who lost consciousness aboard a charter fishing vessel near Seward, Tuesday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Aviation Support Facility Cordova hoisted the 61-year-old man, who was experiencing symptoms of a heart attack, from the fishing vessel Arctic Endeavor just off...

Coast Guard Cordova FOL crew saves man stranded for three days on Montague Island

Coast Guard Cordova FOL crew saves man stranded for three days on Montague Island
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew, forward-deployed to Cordova, poses with a man they rescued after he was stranded for three days on Montague Island near Cordova, Alaska, June 13, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Daniel Palen. KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, forward-deployed to Cordova, rescued...

Coast Guard suspends search after owner of adrift boat located

Coast Guard suspends search after owner of adrift boat located
Coast Guard Station Valdez 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo ANCHORAGE, Alaska —The Coast Guard has suspended its search for potential persons in the water east of Whittier, Monday. The owner of the boat has been located and the Coast Guard has confirmed there is no-one in distress. “We understand that accidents happen and appreciate the owner of the boat coming forward and letting us...