Coast Guard medevacs man off cruise ship over 180 miles off Pacific Northwest coast

Coast Guard medevacs man off cruise ship over 180 miles off Pacific Northwest coast
Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento C-27J aircraft file photo by Lt. Scott Handlin ASTORIA, Ore. — A Coast Guard helicopter crew medically evacuated a 67-year-old man off a cruise ship over 180 miles off the Columbia River entrance. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Sector Columbia River transferred the man to an air ambulance service crew at the Astoria Airport. Watchstanders in the...

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Explorer of the Seas passenger near Sitka, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Explorer of the Seas passenger near Sitka, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka aircrew medevaced a passenger from the cruise ship Explorer of the Seas in the Chatham Straight near Sitka, Alaska, Tuesday. The Air Station Sitka helicopter crew hoisted the man and transported him to Sitka where he was met by awaiting emergency medical services personnel. Coast Guard 17th District command center watchstanders received a medevac...

Coast Guard crew medevacs cruise ship passenger near Cape Hatteras, N.C.

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard medevaced Saturday a cruise ship passenger 130 miles east of Cape Hatteras, N.C.