Coast Guard assists Alaska State Troopers to locate overdue hiker on Inian Island

Coast Guard assists Alaska State Troopers to locate overdue hiker on Inian Island
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk File Photo KODIAK- A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew located an overdue, 21-year-old female hiker on Inian Island, Alaska, Tuesday. The Jayhawk aircrew safely located the woman at approximately 11:43 p.m. and transported her to Sitka for further care. She was reported to be mildly hypothermic and disoriented, but otherwise in...

Coast Guard rescues three people off William Henry Mountain in Alaska

Coast Guard rescues three people off William Henry Mountain in Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo JUNEAU, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew hoisted three people from William Henry Mountain, northwest of William Henry Bay in Lynn Canal Monday morning. The two men and one woman were hoisted and brought to Juneau where no medical concerns were reported. Coast Guard Sector Juneau Command Center...

Coast Guard suspends search for a missing man in Kake, Alaska

Coast Guard suspends search for a missing man in Kake, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk Helicopter File Photo JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a missing 55-year-old male who reportedly fell from a pier in Kake, Alaska. A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew searched the shoreline and surrounding waters in an effort to locate the male. Coast Guard Sector Juneau watchstanders received notification...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship near Ketchikan, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship near Ketchikan, Alaska
Coast Guard Station Ketchikan 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo. ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard medevaced a woman from a cruise ship near Ketchikan Thursday. A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Ketchikan medevaced the 71-year-old passenger displaying stroke symptoms and brought her to awaiting EMS in Bar Harbor, Ketchikan. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard suspends search for man overboard from cruise ship in Sitka Sound

Coast Guard suspends search for man overboard from cruise ship in Sitka Sound
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk File Photo KODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard suspended its search Friday for a man reported overboard from the 780-foot cruise ship Amsterdam in Sitka Sound, Alaska. Two Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crews searched a total of 163-square miles in the Sitka Sound, from Cape Ommaney to Biorka Island and surrounding waters in efforts...

Coast Guard searches for man overboard in Sitka Sound

Coast Guard searches for man overboard in Sitka Sound
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk File Photo KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew is searching Friday for a 35-year-old crewman reported overboard from the 780-foot cruise ship Amsterdam in Sitka Sound, Alaska. The Jayhawk aircrew arrived to Sitka Sound, off Biorka Island at 1 a.m., to begin the search. The subject was last seen on the cruise ship...

Coast Guard medevacs man from vessel near Ketchikan, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man from vessel near Ketchikan, Alaska
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo KODIAK, Alaska — Coast Guard Station Ketchikan personnel medevaced a man from a vessel 34 miles southeast of Ketchikan, Alaska, Monday. A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew transited to the 65-foot pleasure craft Lady Crystal and took the 74-year-old man aboard the RB-M. He was safely transported to Ketchikan where awaiting emergency medical services...

Coast Guard responds to 11 people in the water near Haines

Coast Guard responds to 11 people in the water near Haines
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 File Photo JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew responded to 11 people in the water from an overturned canoe in the vicinity of Glacier Point, nine miles south of Haines, Alaska, Monday. Coast Guard Sector Juneau command center watchstanders received a report of an unconscious person in the water near Glacier Point and...

Coast Guard rescues 11 from plane crash near Ketchikan, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues 11 from plane crash near Ketchikan, Alaska
Two Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crews rescue 11 people after a float plane crashed 39 miles south southwest of Ketchikan, Alaska, on Prince of Wales Island, July 10, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo. JUNEAU, Alaska – Two Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crews rescued 11 people after a floatplane crashed 39 miles south southwest of Ketchikan, Alaska, on...