Coast Guard rescues three people off William Henry Mountain in Alaska

Coast Guard rescues three people off William Henry Mountain in Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo JUNEAU, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew hoisted three people from William Henry Mountain, northwest of William Henry Bay in Lynn Canal Monday morning. The two men and one woman were hoisted and brought to Juneau where no medical concerns were reported. Coast Guard Sector Juneau Command Center...

Coast Guard, Alaska State Troopers rescue man from grounded vessel

Coast Guard, Alaska State Troopers rescue man from grounded vessel
Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak HC-130 file photo KODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard and Alaska State Troopers coordinated efforts to locate and rescue a boater from a disabled and aground 40-foot fishing vessel 127 miles east-southeast of Cordova, Alaska, Wednesday. A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak HC-130 Hercules aircrew located the operator of the fishing vessel Gambler while conducting a training...

Coast Guard continues search for potential crash survivors near Lituya Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard continues search for potential crash survivors near Lituya Bay, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk File PhotoANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard and others are continuing the search Saturday for three potential survivors of a helicopter crash that occurred Friday near Lituya Bay. The helicopter crashed in the water approximately 100 yards from the shoreline of a beach about 3 miles east of Lituya Bay.The Coast Guard located sections of the crashed helicopter’s...

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 suspends search for a missing man in Kake, Alaska

Coast Guard suspends search for a missing man in Kake, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk Helicopter File Photo JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a missing 55-year-old male who reportedly fell from a pier in Kake, Alaska. A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew searched the shoreline and surrounding waters in an effort to locate the male. Coast Guard Sector Juneau watchstanders received notification...

Coast Guard locates missing 74-year-old man near Haines, Alaska

Coast Guard locates missing 74-year-old man near Haines, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk File Photo KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew located and hoisted a missing 74-year-old man from a heavily wooded area approximately 28 miles northwest of Haines, Alaska, Sunday. The Jayhawk aircrew located the man near Walker Lake, hoisted and transported him to awaiting emergency medical services personnel...

Coast Guard assists Alaska State Troopers in search for missing 74-year-old man

Coast Guard assists Alaska State Troopers in search for missing 74-year-old man
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk File Photo KODIAK, Alaska – Two Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrews, Alaska State Troopers personnel, a canine search team, and two ground teams are searching for a 74-year-old man in a heavily wooded area approximately 28 miles northwest of Haines, Alaska, Sunday. Coast Guard aircrews and three canine search teams from Skagway,...

Coast Guard suspends search for man overboard from cruise ship in Sitka Sound

Coast Guard suspends search for man overboard from cruise ship in Sitka Sound
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk File Photo KODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard suspended its search Friday for a man reported overboard from the 780-foot cruise ship Amsterdam in Sitka Sound, Alaska. Two Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crews searched a total of 163-square miles in the Sitka Sound, from Cape Ommaney to Biorka Island and surrounding waters in efforts...

Coast Guard searches for man overboard in Sitka Sound

Coast Guard searches for man overboard in Sitka Sound
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk File Photo KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew is searching Friday for a 35-year-old crewman reported overboard from the 780-foot cruise ship Amsterdam in Sitka Sound, Alaska. The Jayhawk aircrew arrived to Sitka Sound, off Biorka Island at 1 a.m., to begin the search. The subject was last seen on the cruise ship...