Coast Guard searches for person in the water near Duncan Canal, Alaska

Coast Guard searches for person in the water near Duncan Canal, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photoJUNEAU, Alaska — Partner agency and Coast Guard crews searched for two people who went into the water after a skiff capsized near Salt Chuck in the northern portion of Duncan Canal, Friday. At approximately 1:00 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Juneau watchstanders received a notification from the crew of a vessel that two individuals went into the water...

3 mariners rescued from burning boat near Ward Cove

3 mariners rescued from burning boat near Ward Cove
Coast Guard Station Ketchikan 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Fireman Jessica Fontenette. JUNEAU, Alaska — Three mariners are safe after being rescued from a burning boat approximately two miles north of Ketchikan Airport Friday. A 45-foot Response-Boat Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Ketchikan and the crew of Ketchikan Fire Department vessel Harry Newell arrived on scene at 4:57...

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs passenger from cruise ship en route to Yakutat, Alaska

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs passenger from cruise ship en route to Yakutat, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo SITKA, Alaska — A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a 71-year-old male from a cruise ship en route to Yakutat, Wednesday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, from Coast Guard Air Station Sitka, hoisted the man from the vessel and transported him to Sitka, where he was transferred to emergency medical service personnel for further care. At approximately...

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs cruise ship passenger near Glacier Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs cruise ship passenger near Glacier Bay, Alaska
A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka helicopter aircrew transfers patient to Emergency Medical Service personnel in Sitka, Alaska, Sept. 7, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo. KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka aircrew medically evacuated a cruise ship passenger near Glacier Bay, Alaska, Saturday. The MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew safely hoisted and transported the passenger to awaiting...

Coast Guard crews assist in dewatering, towing fishing vessel near Ketchikan, Alaska

Coast Guard crews assist in dewatering, towing fishing vessel near Ketchikan, Alaska
Coast Guard Station Ketchikan (left) and Coast Guard Cutter Adelie (center) boat crews assisted in dewatering and towing a fishing vessel that began taking on water near Ketchikan, Alaska, Aug. 28, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo. JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard Cutter Adelie and Coast Guard Station Ketchikan boat crews responded to and assisted in dewatering and towing a fishing vessel...

69-year-old male medevaced by Coast Guard aircrew in Port Malmesbury, Alaska

69-year-old male medevaced by Coast Guard aircrew in Port Malmesbury, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo KODIAK, Alaska — A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a 69-year-old male off a fishing vessel in Port Malmesbury, Tuesday. The MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Sitka hoisted and transported him to awaiting emergency medical service personnel in Sitka. At 11:25 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Juneau watchstanders received a mayday...

Coast Guard aircrew, locals rescue 72-year-old hiker near Skagway

Coast Guard aircrew, locals rescue 72-year-old hiker near Skagway
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew medevaced a 72-year-old woman from Chilkoot Pass approximately 15 miles northeast of Skagway, Saturday evening. The aircrew safely transported the injured woman to awaiting emergency medical services personnel in Juneau and she was reported in stable condition...

Coast Guard assists Sitka Mountain Rescue to rescue injured hiker on Baranof Island, Alaska

Coast Guard assists Sitka Mountain Rescue to rescue injured hiker on Baranof Island, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew rescued an injured hiker after falling approximately 150 feet while hiking with his wife on the Cross Island Trail of Mt. Bassie, Baranof Island, Alaska, Friday. The aircrew successfully and safely hoisted both the injured man and his wife and transported them...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship south of Sitka

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship south of Sitka
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo SITKA, Alaska — The Coast Guard medevaced a man suffering medical complications from a cruise ship south of Sitka, Tuesday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Sitka hoisted the 69-year-old man from the cruise ship Regatta and brought him to an awaiting Sitka Fire and Rescue crew in Sitka. Watchstanders in the Coast...