Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to plane crash in Humboldt Bay

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to plane crash in Humboldt Bay
A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin pilot from Coast Guard Air Station Humboldt Bay scans the site of a downed aircraft, Feb. 6, 2020, in North Humboldt Bay, California. (Photo by U.S. Coast Guard) EUREKA, Calif. — Coast Guard and partner agencies responded to a plane crash in North Humboldt Bay, Thursday morning. At approximately 7:10 a.m., the Eureka Police Department relayed a distress call to Coast Guard...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman near Humboldt Bay

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman near Humboldt Bay
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo EUREKA, Calif. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a fishing vessel near the Humboldt Bay entrance channel, Sunday evening. A crewmember aboard the fishing vessel Elly notified Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay watchstanders at approximately 7:10 p.m., that their vessel was sinking near the south jetty of the Humboldt Bay entrance channel. The watchstanders...

Coast Guard holds memorial service for crew of CG 1363

Coast Guard holds memorial service for crew of CG 1363
The wreckage of CG 1363, an HH-52 Seaguard helicopter that crashed during a severe storm while conducting a rescue operation Dec. 22, 1964, remains in McKinleyville, Calif., on Dec. 16, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. – U.S. Coast Guardsmen paused Monday to honor and remember the crew and passengers lost in the crash of a rescue helicopter during the historic December...

Coast Guard rescues college student from rocky shoreline

Coast Guard rescues college student from rocky shoreline
Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Hernon stands with Kris Nagel, a distressed surfer who was rescued by the Coast Guard when he was reportedly swept toward rocks near Moonstone Beach while he was surfing, Dec. 15, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay) MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard and a California State Park Lifeguard rescued a 20-year-old Humboldt State University...

Coast Guard rescues 3 mariners, dog off coast of Northern California

Coast Guard rescues 3 mariners, dog off coast of Northern California
The Coast Guard rescued three people and a Chihuahua from the sailboat Missfit 35 miles west of Klamath, California, Sept. 25, 2019. MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard rescued three people and a Chihuahua Wednesday from a disabled sailboat approximately 35 miles west of Klamath. At approximately 6:25 a.m., the sailing vessel Missfit’s captain contacted Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay Command...

Coast Guard rescues two firefighters in the Trinity Alps Wilderness Area

Coast Guard rescues two firefighters in the Trinity Alps Wilderness Area
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Humboldt Bay. (Coast Guard file photo by Chief Petty Officer Brandyn Hill) MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard rescued two injured firefighters from a ridge near Canyon Creek in the Trinity Alps Wilderness Area early Friday morning. At 9:14 p.m. Thursday the U. S. Forest Service requested the Coast Guard’s assistance with the rescue...

Coast Guard rescues 2 after hour at sea near the Eel River

Coast Guard rescues 2 after hour at sea near the Eel River
Coast Guard Air Station Humboldt Bay file photo by Chief Petty Officer Brandyn Hill MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard rescued two men from a small island in the mouth of the Eel River near Crab County Park, Sunday night. At approximately 8:30 p.m., the Coast Guard was notified that a Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputy had found a man stranded on an inaccessible, sandy island near the mouth...

Coast Guard rescues hiker from sea cliff in Patricks Point State Park

Coast Guard rescues hiker from sea cliff in Patricks Point State Park
A MH-65 Dolphin helicopter conducts a cliffside rescue after a hiker became stranded near the base of the sea cliff in Patricks Point State Park in Trinidad, California, July 4, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Arcata Mad River Ambulance Services) MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif — The Coast Guard rescued a 22-year-old man who fell to the base of a sea cliff while hiking in Patrick’s Point State...

Coast Guard Cutter Terrell Horne visits Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay

Coast Guard Cutter Terrell Horne visits Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay
The Coast Guard Cutter Terrell Horne arrives in Humboldt Bay to conduct maritime law enforcement operations in support Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay, June 29, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo. MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif — Coast Guard Cutter Terrell Horne visited California’s North Coast to conduct maritime law enforcement operations in support Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay, June 26, 2019. The Terrell...