Coast Guard, Navy conduct medevac of cruise ship passenger near Hawaii

Coast Guard, Navy conduct medevac of cruise ship passenger near Hawaii
MH-60 Seahawk helicopter File Photo (U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Cody M. Deccio) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Navy conducted a medevac of an 83-year-old male Canadian passenger from a 951-foot cruise ship roughly 150 miles north of Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii, Sunday. A Navy MH-60R Seahawk helicopter crew from the Kaneohe Bay-based Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 37 hoisted the afflicted man from the...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman off Maui

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman off Maui
An Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew medevacs a 62-year-old mariner off a fishing vessel 82-miles north of Kahului, Maui, Oct. 10, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Air Station Barbers Point) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard successfully medevaced a 62-year-old mariner off a fishing vessel 82-miles north of Kahului, Wednesday. “Our trained crews and hoist-capable aircraft...

Coast Guard, Alaska State Troopers rescue man from grounded vessel

Coast Guard, Alaska State Troopers rescue man from grounded vessel
Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak HC-130 file photo KODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard and Alaska State Troopers coordinated efforts to locate and rescue a boater from a disabled and aground 40-foot fishing vessel 127 miles east-southeast of Cordova, Alaska, Wednesday. A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak HC-130 Hercules aircrew located the operator of the fishing vessel Gambler while conducting a training...

Coast Guard evacuates Fish and Wildlife crew off Johnston Atoll ahead of Hurricane Walaka

Coast Guard evacuates Fish and Wildlife crew off Johnston Atoll ahead of Hurricane Walaka
A Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules aircrew from Air Station Barbers Point successfully evacuated four Fish and Wildlife personnel off Johnston Atoll, Oct. 1, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Michael Griffin) HONOLULU– An  HC-130 Hercules aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point successfully evacuated four Fish and Wildlife personnel off Johnston Atoll prior to the...

Coast Guard safely medevacs 4 people to Guam following plane crash off Chuuk

Coast Guard safely medevacs 4 people to Guam following plane crash off Chuuk
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point C-130 Hercules aircraft file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle HONOLULU – An HC-130 Hercules aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point, Oahu, with a Deployed Medical Assistance Team successfully evacuated four people to Guam Sunday after a plane landed in the water approximately a quarter of a mile off the airport runway in Weno, Chuuk, Federated...

Coast Guard aircrews conduct medevac 92 miles southwest of Dutch Harbor, Alaska

Coast Guard aircrews conduct medevac 92 miles southwest of Dutch Harbor, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew medevaced a man from the 590-foot bulk carrier DL Lavender 92 miles southwest of Dutch Harbor, Alaska, Tuesday. The Dolphin aircrew hoisted and transported a 48-year-old crew member from the DL Lavender to awaiting LifeMed personnel in Dutch Harbor...

28 Rescued After Fishing Boat Catches Fire

28 Rescued After Fishing Boat Catches Fire
MIAMI — The Coast Guard responded to a fishing boat on fire, and a good Samaritan rescued 28 people aboard the boat Friday, 46 miles southwest of Serranilla Bank, Colombia. At 11:33 p.m. Thursday, Coast Guard Seventh District Miami, watch standers received a report from the Jamaican Defence Force stating a 131-foot fishing boat was on fire and needed emergency assistance. Watchstanders issued an...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Celebrity Summit 230 miles off NJ

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Celebrity Summit 230 miles off NJ
Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo CAPE MAY, NJ — A Coast Guard helicopter crew medevaced a man from a cruise ship approximately 230 miles east of Cape May, New Jersey, Monday afternoon. Watchstanders at the 5th District command center were notified Monday morning of the cruise ship Celebrity Summit who had reported that a 61-year-old male crewmember was suffering...

Coast Guard coordinates joint-agency rescue of 5 people from seaplane 460 miles off NC

Coast Guard coordinates joint-agency rescue of 5 people from seaplane 460 miles off NC
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard coordinated the rescue of five persons from a seaplane, which had to make an emergency landing, approximately 460 miles east southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, Saturday. The seaplane left Elizabeth City, North Carolina, early Saturday morning and was forced to make the emergency landing after striking an object during take-off, which damaged the aircraft’s...