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...

Coast Guard searching for overdue aircraft near Kake, Alaska

Coast Guard searching for overdue aircraft near Kake, Alaska
Coast Guard Cutter Anacapa file photo KODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard is searching for an overdue aircraft with three people aboard about 20 miles west of Kake, Alaska, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector Juneau watchstanders received notification from Sitka Flight Services that a Guardian King Air 200 medical life flight was expected to land in Kake at 6:19 p.m., however, the aircraft never landed....

Coast Guard rescues boater near Port Protection, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues boater near Port Protection, Alaska
Coast Guard Cutter Anacapa file photo JUNEAU, Alaska – A small-boat crew from the Coast Guard Cutter Anacapa rescued a 43-year-old man after he was stranded on the Barrier Islands, 7 miles south of Port Protection, Alaska, Saturday. The Anacapa crew launched the cutter’s small boat to transfer the man and his dinghy to Port Protection where he had arranged further transportation. Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard, Hydaburg SAR search for 20-year-old man near Hydaburg, Alaska

Coast Guard, Hydaburg SAR search for 20-year-old man near Hydaburg, Alaska
Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick File Photo JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard and Hydaburg Search and Rescue crews are searching for a 20-year-old man overdue from an 18-foot skiff near Hydaburg, Alaska, Friday. A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, the crews of the Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick and Anacapa, and numerous Hydaburg SAR boat crews are searching for Frances Charles...