Coast Guard medevacs fisherman near Seward, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman near Seward, Alaska
KODIAK, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, forward deployed to Cordova, medevaced an injured fisherman from a fishing vessel 50 miles southeast of Seward Tuesday. The aircrew rendezvoused with from the crew of the fishing vessel Beverly Ann, safely hoisted the injured crewmember, who reportedly suffered a head injury, and transported him to emergency medical...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman near Cordova, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman near Cordova, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced an ailing fisherman from a fishing vessel 70 miles west of Cordova Monday. The aircrew safely hoisted and transported the crewmember of the fishing vessel Ruth M, who was reportedly experiencing stroke-like symptoms, to emergency medical personnel in Cordova for treatment. The helicopter crew, forward-deployed...

Coast Guard monitoring tug, barge following grounding near Cordova, Alaska

Coast Guard monitoring tug, barge following grounding near Cordova, Alaska
VALDEZ, Alaska — Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Valdez personnel responded Wednesday afternoon to a 77-foot integrated tug and barge grounded on the Gulf of Alaska coast, 60 miles southeast of Cordova, Alaska. The owner of the 77-foot integrated tug and barge Hook Point-Alaganik, contracted Alaska Marine Response, LLC, to place boom, remove fuel from the vessel and prepare salvage plans. Heavy fog...

Coast Guard crews medevac passengers from 2 cruise ships near Alaska

Coast Guard crews medevac passengers from 2 cruise ships near Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crews medevaced injured passengers from two separate cruise ships in Southeast Alaska and Canadian waters Wednesday and Thursday. A helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Sitka safely hoisted a passenger, who was reportedly suffering from a head injury, from the cruise ship Carnival Miracle near Queen Charlotte Island, Canada, Wednesday....

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman in Prince William Sound, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman in Prince William Sound, Alaska
KODIAK, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, forward deployed to Cordova, medevaced an ailing mariner from a fishing vessel in Prince William Sound Tuesday. The Jayhawk crew safely hoisted the 61-year-old man, reportedly suffering from stroke-like symptoms, from the 273-foot fishing vessel Island Enterprise and transported him to Valdez where he was transferred...

Coast Guard rescues airplane pilot from Montague Island, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues airplane pilot from Montague Island, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, forward deployed to Cordova, rescued the pilot of a crashed airplane from Montague Island Thursday. The Jayhawk crew, on a routine training flight, located the stranded pilot of the Piper PA-11, picked him up from the beach, and transported him to Cordova. The airplane reportedly crashed when the propeller struck a...

Coast Guard, Alaska Chadux respond to fuel spill in Prince William Sound, Alaska

Coast Guard, Alaska Chadux respond to fuel spill in Prince William Sound, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard and Alaska Chadux are responding to a reported fuel spill from a grounded fishing vessel in Passage Canal six miles east of Whittier in Prince William Sound, Saturday. Response personnel are en route to the scene aboard a hired vessel from Whittier to assess the situation. A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, forward deployed to Cordova,...

Coast Guard monitoring grounded fishing vessel in Prince William Sound, Alaska

Coast Guard monitoring grounded fishing vessel in Prince William Sound, Alaska
VALDEZ, Alaska — Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Valdez personnel are monitoring the salvage of the 65-foot fishing tender Hana Cove after the vessel was intentionally grounded on Culross Island in Prince William Sound, Thursday. Hana Cove Fisheries, LLC, who owns the Hana Cove, contracted Alaska Marine Response, LLC out of Cordova to deploy boom around the vessel, remove the fuel aboard, and prepare...

Coast Guard conducts medevac near Prince William Sound, Alaska

Coast Guard conducts medevac near Prince William Sound, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska—A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew forward deployed to Cordova from Kodiak medevaced a cruise ship passenger near Prince William Sound Monday. The crew safely hoisted the 53-year-old man, who was suffering from gastrointestinal distress, and transported him to Cordova to meet emergency medical personnel for further transport to Anchorage from commercial...