Coast Guard locates 2 men, overdue aircraft near Sitka, Alaska

Coast Guard locates 2 men, overdue aircraft near Sitka, Alaska
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 File Photo JUNEAU, Alaska – Coast Guard personnel located two men and the downed PA-18 Super Cub float plane that was reported overdue Saturday from Sitka. Just after 10 p.m. Sunday, a Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicoper crew located the downed aircraft...

Coast Guard crews searching for overdue aircraft near Sitka, Alaska

Coast Guard crews searching for overdue aircraft near Sitka, Alaska
Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco file photo JUNEAU, Alaska — Multiple Coast Guard assets are searching by air and sea Sunday, for an overdue aircraft with two people aboard that departed Sitka and never returned Saturday night. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Coast Guard District 17 and Coast Guard Sector Juneau command center watchstanders...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship near Craig, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship near Craig, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 File Photo JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced a woman from the cruise ship Celebrity Solstice near Noyes Island, west of Craig, Alaska, Wednesday. The Jayhawk helicopter crew hoisted the 61-year-old woman and transported her to Ketchikan, Alaska, where a Guardian Flight crew was waiting for transport to higher...

Coast Guard medevacs man from tugboat in Chatham Strait, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man from tugboat in Chatham Strait, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 File Photo KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka helicopter crew medevaced a man from an 83-foot tugboat Wednesday morning in Chatham Strait, Alaska. An Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew hoisted a 61-year-old man from the tugboat Maia H 34 miles east of Sitka. After the aircrew hoisted the man from the Maia H, they transferred him safely...

Coast Guard suspends search for man reported missing north of Sitka, Alaska

Coast Guard suspends search for man reported missing north of Sitka, Alaska
Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick File Photo ANCHORAGE, Alaska –The Coast Guard suspended their search Monday night for a man reported missing approximately 30 miles north of Sitka in Peril Strait. Missing is Sean Paffenbarger. A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick, a boatcrew from Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team Sitka,...

Coast Guard responds to emergency distress signal about 30 miles north of Sitka

Coast Guard responds to emergency distress signal about 30 miles north of Sitka
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 File Photo ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard, along with the Alaska State Troopers and Sitka Mountain Rescue, are searching for a missing male in response to an emergency distress signal activated from an inReach device approximately 30 miles north of Sitka in Peril Strait, Sunday afternoon. Missing is Sean Paffenbarger. A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60...

Coast Guard rescues 3 from grounded vessel in Peril Strait, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues 3 from grounded vessel in Peril Strait, Alaska
The fishing vessel EH is hard aground approximately 30 miles north of Sitka, Alaska, in the Peril Strait, March 21, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Keith Williams. KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew rescued three people after their fishing vessel grounded in Peril Strait, Wednesday. The Jayhawk helicopter crew landed on shore and...

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 near Juneau, Alaska

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 near Juneau, Alaska
Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick file photo. JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard suspended the search Wednesday evening for the two men after their 10-foot skiff capsized in the Gastineau Channel. Coast Guard Air Station Sitka helicopter crews, Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick smallboat crews, Coast Guard Station Juneau smallboat crews and multiple local agencies searched 58 square miles in the Gastineau...

Coast Guard searching for 2 missing after 3 rescued near Juneau, Alaska

Coast Guard searching for 2 missing after 3 rescued near Juneau, Alaska
A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew searches the Gastineau Channel in Juneau, Alaska, for two men in the water after their skiff capsized Dec. 6, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jon-Paul Rios. JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard is searching for two people after their 10-foot skiff capsized in Gastineau Channel near Juneau, Tuesday. A Coast Guard Air...