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...

Coast Guard ends search for couple who went missing in Pamlico River, NC

Coast Guard ends search for couple who went missing in Pamlico River, NC
Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter file photo WILMINGTON, NC — The Coast Guard ended its search Sunday morning following the recovery of the bodies of a couple who went missing in the Pamlico River, Friday. The couple was a 70-year-old male and a 72-year-old female who were last seen departing Potters Marine early Friday afternoon. Their 20-foot boat was later found unmanned and adrift in the...

Three Coast Guard aircrews transit more than 1,200 miles to medevac man from fishing vessel

Three Coast Guard aircrews transit more than 1,200 miles to medevac man from fishing vessel
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk aircrew swaps with another Jayhawk aircrew in Cold Bay, Alaska, to conduct a long-range medevac 190 miles west of Dutch Harbor, Alaska, Aug. 6, 2018. An HC-130 Hercules aircrew assisted by providing a communications platform and transporting the extra Jayhawk aircrew. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Jeff Mistrick. KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station...

Coast Guard suspends search for man overboard in Ugashik Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard suspends search for man overboard in Ugashik Bay, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson KODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard suspended its search Friday for a man reported overboard from the 190-foot fishing vessel Cape Greig in Ugashik Bay, Alaska. A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak HC-130 Hercules aircraft crew, a Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew and nine good Samaritan vessels searched a total of 13-square...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 5 after boat capsizes

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 5 after boat capsizes
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) SAND KEY, Fla. — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued five boaters Thursday after their 30-foot dive boat capsized 22 miles west of Anclote Island. At 10:05 a.m., an HC-130 Hercules aircraft crew on a training flight spotted five boaters clinging to debris and immediately deployed...

Coast Guard, Alaska State Troopers rescue man from swamped canoe near Nome

Coast Guard, Alaska State Troopers rescue man from swamped canoe near Nome
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak aircrews assisted the Alaska State Troopers with the rescue of a 22-year-old man reported missing from a swamped canoe Saturday afternoon approximately 100 miles south of Nome. An Alaska State Troopers ground search team vectored the location of the kayaker to an Air Station...