Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship in Glacier Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship in Glacier Bay, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard medevaced a man experiencing symptoms of kidney failure aboard a cruise ship in Glacier Bay, Thursday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Sitka hoisted the 69-year-old man from the cruise ship Norwegian Bliss in Johns Hopkins Inlet and brought him to Juneau where he was placed in the...

Coast Guard hoists injured climber near Juneau, Alaska

Coast Guard hoists injured climber near Juneau, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard rescued an injured climber who fell while climbing at Mendenhall Towers outside Juneau, Friday. The climber was hoisted by an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Sitka, then flown to an awaiting Capital City Fire and Rescue crew in Juneau. He was transported to the hospital and was reported...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship near Kake, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship near Kake, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photoSITKA, Alaska — The Coast Guard medevaced a woman from a cruise ship near Kake, Tuesday. A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Sitka medevaced the woman who was experiencing serious health complications aboard the Ovation of the Seas in Frederick Sound near Kake. She was flown to Air Station Sitka and placed in the care...

Coast Guard assists in rescue of 2 hikers near Lemon Creek Glacier, Alaska

Coast Guard assists in rescue of 2 hikers near Lemon Creek Glacier, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew medevaced two elderly men from Lemon Creek Glacier, Alaska, Sunday. The aircrew hoisted both men and two Juneau Mountain Rescue personnel from the Glacier. Both men were transported to awaiting emergency medical services for further care. They were reported...

Coast Guard assists multiple agencies with mountain rescue, Sitka, Alaska

Coast Guard assists multiple agencies with mountain rescue, Sitka, Alaska
A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew transferred an injured hiker to emergency medical services for further care, Sitka, Alaska, June 15, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo. KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew assisted Alaska State Troopers and Sitka Mountain Rescue personnel to hoist a 50-year-old man who fell off a steep...

Coast Guard locates remaining two missing people in George Inlet near Ketchikan, Alaska

Coast Guard locates remaining two missing people in George Inlet near Ketchikan, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter file photo JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard and Ketchikan Volunteer Rescue Squad located the remaing two missing people near the crash site of the Beaver float plane, Tuesday night. A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew located the individuals and vectored in the Ketchikan Volunteer Rescue Squad to the location. In total ten people were rescued and...

Coast Guard continues response to airplane collision near Ketchikan, Alaska

Coast Guard continues response to airplane collision near Ketchikan, Alaska
A Coast Guard Station Ketchikan 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew searches for survivors from downed aircraft in the vicinity of George Inlet near Ketchikan, Alaska, May 13, 2019.  Courtesy photo by Ryan Sinkey. JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard, partner agencies and good Samaritans continue to respond to the report of two aircraft colliding and are searching for two people in the vicinity of...

Coast Guard responding to two downed aircraft near Ketchikan, Alaska

Coast Guard responding to  two downed aircraft near Ketchikan, Alaska
Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco file photo JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard, partner agencies and good Samaritans are responding to two downed aircraft and are searching for three people in the vicinity of George Inlet near Ketchikan, Alaska, Monday. Ten people were rescued and are receiving medical care, the extent of their injuries are unknown. Three people are confirmed deceased. The aircraft...

Coast Guard saves man aboard sinking vessel near Kake, Alaska

Coast Guard saves man aboard sinking vessel near Kake, Alaska
The crew aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Anacapa, homeported in Petersburg, Alaska, assisted in dewatering a vessel that was sinking with one person aboard and towed it back to Petersburg May 7, 2019. Photo courtesy of U.S. Coast Guard. JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard rescued a man from his fishing vessel that was taking on water northeast of Kake and towed the vessel to safety, Tuesday. An MH-60...