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 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 continues search for potential crash survivors near Lituya Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard continues search for potential crash survivors near Lituya Bay, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk File PhotoANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard and others are continuing the search Saturday for three potential survivors of a helicopter crash that occurred Friday near Lituya Bay. The helicopter crashed in the water approximately 100 yards from the shoreline of a beach about 3 miles east of Lituya Bay.The Coast Guard located sections of the crashed helicopter’s...

Coast Guard rescues helicopter crash survivor, searches for others near Lituya Bay

Coast Guard rescues helicopter crash survivor, searches for others near Lituya Bay
Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco file photo ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard rescued a survivor of a helicopter crash Friday near Lituya Bay, Alaska, and is searching for three potential others Saturday. The 14-year-old survivor was flown to Sitka by a Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew and placed in the care of awaiting EMS. He displayed signs of mild hypothermia but was...

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

Coast Guard locates 2 men, overdue aircraft near Sitka, Alaska
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 in the Katlian River just beyond the mouth at Katlian Bay. A Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco...