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, Canadian partners coordinate medevac at Dixon Entrance, Alaska

Coast Guard, Canadian partners coordinate medevac at Dixon Entrance, Alaska
KODIAK, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced a 66-year-old man from the 780-foot cruise ship Amsterdam near the Dixon Entrance, Tuesday. The Jayhawk crew safely hoisted the man, who was reportedly suffering signs of kidney failure, aboard the helicopter and transported him to commercial medical services in Sitka for a higher level of treatment. Coast...

Coast Guard medevacs Russian man from cruise ship 200 nautical miles south of Kodiak

KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Kodiak conducted a medevac of a 26-year-old Russian man from the 780-foot Netherlands-flagged Holland America cruise ship Amsterdam Wednesday evening approximately 200 nautical miles south of Kodiak.