Coast Guard medically evacuates 61-year-old from Friday Harbor, Washington

Coast Guard medically evacuates 61-year-old from Friday Harbor, Washington
Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley SEATTLE – A Coast Guard aircrew medically evacuated a male reportedly suffering from a heart attack while at the Peace Island Medical Center near Friday Harbor, Sunday morning. Due to inclement weather conditions and the inability of commercial medical transport services to operate in...

Vessel voyage terminated after Coast Guard renders assistance of Alki Beach, Washington

Vessel voyage terminated after Coast Guard renders assistance of Alki Beach, Washington
Coast Guard Stationt Seattle 45-foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo SEATTLE — Coast Guard and Seattle Fire Department personnel responded to and dewatered a vessel that was taking on water off Alki Beach, Sunday evening. The 48-foot wooden yacht was later terminated due to unsafe operating conditions after the Coast Guard boat crew found multiple violations in a post-search-and-rescue boarding. Violations...

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs injured woman on Sucia Island, Washington

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs injured woman on Sucia Island, Washington
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley SEATTLE — A Coast Guard aircrew medically evacuated a 69-year-old woman from Sucia Island, Washington, Wednesday afternoon, after she reportedly dislocated her hip while hiking. An aircrew aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles, transported the woman from Sucia Island...

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs 2 near Friday Harbor, Washington

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs 2 near Friday Harbor, Washington
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley SEATTLE – A Coast Guard aircrew medically evacuated two boaters from Friday Harbor, Sunday night, after they sustained severe injuries when their vessel ran aground. The Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles aircrew, aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter, transported the two from Friday Harbor to Harbor...

Coast Guard aircrew rescues boater near Sooke, British Columbia

Coast Guard aircrew rescues boater near Sooke, British Columbia
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley SEATTLE — In a coordinated rescue effort, a Coast Guard aircrew assisted in the rescue of an unconscious boater aboard a sailing vessel near Sooke, British Columbia, Sunday afternoon. The aircrew medically evacuated the boater and transported her to Victoria, British Columbia, where Emergency Medical...

Coast Guard rescues 2 kayakers near San Juan Islands

Coast Guard rescues 2 kayakers near San Juan Islands
Coast Guard Station Bellingham 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo SEATTLE — A Coast Guard Station Bellingham boat crew rescued two kayakers from the water near the San Juan Islands, Saturday evening. The boat crew arrived in their 45-foot Response Boat-Medium, located and recovered the kayakers and then transferred them to a Bellingham Fire and Rescue Boat crew, where an Emergency Medical...

Coast Guard recovers cruise ship passenger near the Strait of Juan de Fuca

Coast Guard recovers cruise ship passenger near the Strait of Juan de Fuca
A Coast Guard helicopter aircrew from Air Station Port Angeles transfers an unresponsive individual to local Emergency Medical Service personnel after recovering him the water near the Strait of Juan de Fuca on July 10, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo.) SEATTLE — A Coast Guard helicopter rescue crew recovered an unresponsive individual from the water near the Strait of Juan de Fuca this afternoon,...

Coast Guard hoists injured hiker from Obstruction Island, Wash.

Coast Guard hoists injured hiker from Obstruction Island, Wash.
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley SEATTLE — A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted an hiker after she suffered head and back injuries from a fall off a cliff on Obstruction Island, Wednesday. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station/Sector Field Office Port Angeles transferred the hiker at Bellingham International Airport...

Coast Guard aircrews rescue 4, medevac 1 during separate cases in northern Washington

Coast Guard aircrews rescue 4, medevac 1 during separate cases in northern Washington
Petty Officers 3rd Class Jordan Harlacher and Matthew Boyd, both 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crewmembers, from Station Bellingham, prepare to transfer an injured woman off a sailing vessel that ran aground near Sucia Island with the help of an aviation survival technician from Air Station Port Angeles, July 2, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Tyrkala. SEATTLE –...