Coast Guard holds memorial for helicopter crew lost 22 years ago

Coast Guard holds memorial for helicopter crew lost 22 years ago
Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay crewmembers gather to honor and remember the crew of CG-6549, June 7, 2019, who were lost on June 8, 1997 in an effort to rescue mariners in distress approximately 60 miles West of Cape Mendocino, California. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard honored the sacrifice of four crewmembers lost at sea in 1997 off the coast of Cape Mendocino,...

Coast Guard medevacs injured seaman off Oregon Coast, rescues hiker off ledge

Coast Guard medevacs injured seaman off Oregon Coast, rescues hiker off ledge
Coast Guard Sector North Bend MH-65 file phto by Andy Parker. WARRENTON, Ore. – Two separate Coast Guard aircrews conducted rescue missions Wednesday night, one medically evacuated an injured seaman off the coast of Oregon and the other rescued a stranded hiker south of Port Orford. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, from Coast Guard Sector Columbia River, hoisted an injured and ill seaman reportedly...

Coast Guard recovers a husband and wife unresponsive near Depoe Bay

Coast Guard recovers a husband and wife unresponsive near Depoe Bay
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo DEPOE BAY, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew recovered two unresponsive individuals from the waters outside Rocky Creek State Park, near Depoe Bay, Ore., Sunday afternoon. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station North Bend spotted and hoisted a Chinese husband and wife from the water and transported them to Emergency Medical Service...

Coast Guard rescues 2 after fishing vessel takes on water near Coos Bay, Oregon

Coast Guard rescues 2 after fishing vessel takes on water near Coos Bay, Oregon
File photo of a Coast Guard 47-foot Motor Lifeboat COOS BAY, Ore. — A 47-Foot Motor Lifeboat crew from Coast Guard Station Coos Bay assisted the fishing vessel Car Tanya, Sunday evening. The boat crew successfully dewatered and towed the 58-foot fishing vessel 13 miles back to Coos Bay. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Bend received a request for assistance from the mariners aboard the...

Coast Guard partners with local responders to rescue an injured hiker near Agness, Ore.

Coast Guard partners with local responders to rescue an injured hiker near Agness, Ore.
An MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter crew, from Coast Guard Air Station North Bend, Ore., and members of the Curry County Search and Rescue Team prepare an injured female hiker to be medevaced about 7 miles south of Agness, Sept. 18, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station North Bend. NORTH BEND, Ore. — Coast Guard assisted Josephine and Curry County Search and Rescue personnel in the rescue...

Coast Guard medevacs 19-year-old fisherman near Gold Beach, Ore.

Coast Guard medevacs 19-year-old fisherman near Gold Beach, Ore.
GOLD BEACH, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a 19-year-old man from Siletz who was reportedly suffering lower gastrointestinal bleeding aboard a commercial fishing vessel 30 miles west of Gold Beach, Monday. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew safely transferred the man to emergency medical services personnel waiting at Coast Guard Air Station North Bend, who took him by ambulance to Bay Area...

Coast Guard, locals respond to plane crash in Dallesport, Wash.

Coast Guard, locals respond to plane crash in Dallesport, Wash.
SEATTLE — A Coast Guard aircrew witnessed and responded to a plane crash around 11 a.m. while re-fueling at the Columbia Gorge Regional Airport, Monday. The pilot, Lt. Wesley Jones, copilot, Ensign Jake Rettig, flight mechanic, Petty Officer 2nd Class Will France and the rescue swimmer, Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Dominguez, aircrew of an MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter from Coast Guard Air...

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs fisherman west of Umpqua River

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs fisherman west of Umpqua River
NORTH BEND, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a 52-year-old male experiencing symptoms of a possible heart attack 34 miles west of the Umpqua River, Friday. An aircrew aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station North Bend hoisted the mariner at 4:30 p.m. and transported him to emergency medical services personnel waiting at North Bend Airport. Watchstanders at Coast Guard...

Coast Guard suspends search for 3 from downed aircraft near Brookings, Ore.

Coast Guard suspends search for 3 from downed aircraft near Brookings, Ore.
WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard suspended its search for three people at 9:47 p.m.,Tuesday, after more than 12 hours of searching for survivors of a downed aircraft near Brookings. John Belnap, the pilot, his son Max, 17, and a friend Ryan Merker, 17, remain missing after the reported plane crash of a 1964 Cessna 172F. Coast Guard search efforts included aircrews aboard a C-27J Spartan fixed-wing...