Coast Guard continues to assist in landslide response in Haines, Alaska

Coast Guard continues to assist in landslide response in Haines, Alaska
A rainstorm caused landslides in Haines, Alaska, December 3, 2020. The Coast Guard remains engaged with the Alaska State Troopers and the city of Haines while responding to this event. – Photo by Lt. Erick Oredson JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard continues to provide support in Haines, Alaska, following landslides in and around the town, Thursday. The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Anacapa is scheduled...

Coast Guard responding to reports of landslides in Haines, Alaska

Coast Guard responding to reports of landslides in Haines, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo JUNEAU, Alaska – Multiple Coast Guard units from Southeast Alaska are currently making preparations to provide emergency support to the residents of Haines following several reports of mudslides in and around the town. “At this point we are aware that damage has occurred in the town of Haines following the report of multiple landslides in the...

Coast Guard hoists man from water in Union Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard hoists man from water in Union Bay, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo KODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard rescued a 70-year-old man from the waters of Union Bay, Alaska, northwest of Meyers Chuck, Sunday. A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew hoisted the man, who was in the water clinging to a piece of debris, and took him to awaiting emergency medical services in Ketchikan, Alaska. The man...

Coast Guard rescues man after boat takes on water near Port Protection, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues man after boat takes on water near Port Protection, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo SITKA, Alaska — The Coast Guard rescued a man after he intentionally ran his boat aground on Strait Island near Port Protection, Saturday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Sitka located the man and hoisted him from the island’s rocky shoreline, then brought him to Sitka, uninjured. Coast Guard watchstanders in the Sector Juneau...

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...

Coast Guard rescues 5 from life raft near Sitka, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues 5 from life raft near Sitka, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard rescued five fishermen from a life raft Tuesday after they were forced to abandon their fishing vessel taking on water southeast of Sitka. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Sitka hoisted all five people and brought them to Sitka, uninjured. Coast Guard Sector Juneau Command Center watchstanders...

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue aircraft near Kake, Alaska

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue aircraft near Kake, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk Helicopter file photo JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard suspended the search for an overdue aircraft with three people aboard near Kake, Alaska, 5:30 p.m. (local time) Thursday. The Coast Guard conducted maritime and aerial searches for more than 63 hours concentrated in an area of 240 square nautical miles. Numerous other searches were conducted by partner agencies and volunteers. The...

Search for overdue aircraft near Kake, Alaska continues

Search for overdue aircraft near Kake, Alaska continues
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk File Photo KODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard, partner agencies and volunteers continue the search for the overdue aircraft near Kake, Alaska, Wednesday. It was reported that debris from a plane was located in the water approximately 22 miles west of Kake, near the south tip of Admiralty Island in the Chatham Strait. The Coast Guard cannot confirm the debris...

Coast Guard continues to search for overdue aircraft near Kake, Alaska

Coast Guard continues to search for overdue aircraft near Kake, Alaska
Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco file photo JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard along with multiple agencies and volunteers continue the search for an overdue aircraft with three people aboard 20 miles west of Kake, Alaska, Wednesday. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Anacapa and a Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew continue the search, along with a Juneau-based Alaska Army...