Coast Guard suspends search for fisherman near Sitkinak Island, Alaska

Coast Guard suspends search for fisherman near Sitkinak Island, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing fisherman 30 miles northwest of Sitkinak Island at 9:37 p.m. Thursday. The Coast Guard’s search effort included two Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crews, a HC-130 Hercules airplane crew and the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Hickory. The Coast Guard crews searched an area approximately 550 square miles. “Suspending...

Coast Guard searches for missing fisherman near Sitkinak Island, Alaska

Coast Guard searches for missing fisherman near Sitkinak Island, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Coast Guard response crews are searching for a reported man overboard from a fishing vessel approximately 30 miles northwest of Sitkinak Island Thursday. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Hickory, along with an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, and a HC-130 Hercules airplane crew from Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak, are currently searching the last known position of the missing...