Coast Guard responding to two downed aircraft near Ketchikan, Alaska

Coast Guard responding to  two downed aircraft near Ketchikan, Alaska
Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco file photo JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard, partner agencies and good Samaritans are responding to two downed aircraft and are searching for three people in the vicinity of George Inlet near Ketchikan, Alaska, Monday. Ten people were rescued and are receiving medical care, the extent of their injuries are unknown. Three people are confirmed deceased. The aircraft...

Coast Guard assists boaters 22-miles off Hatteras Inlet, NC

Coast Guard assists boaters 22-miles off Hatteras Inlet, NC
Coast Guard members from Station Hatteras Inlet tow five boaters with a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat after the boaters activated an Emergency Position-Indicating Radio Beacon when their boat lost power approximately 22-miles east of Hatteras Inlet, North Carolina, May 11, 2019. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Station Hatteras Inlet PORTSMOUTH, VA. – The Coast Guard assisted five people after...

Coast Guard, others search for unconfirmed person in the water near Anchorage

Coast Guard, others search for unconfirmed person in the water near Anchorage
Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak HC-130 file photo ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard and others are searching Tuesday for an unconfirmed person in the water near Anchorage after an overturned skiff was found aground on the west shoreline of Knik Arm. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector Anchorage command center received a call from a concerned citizen at approximately 1 p.m. Tuesday reporting...

Coast Guard assists disabled, overdue vessel east of Port Canaveral

Coast Guard assists disabled, overdue vessel east of Port Canaveral
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard assisted a disabled and overdue vessel Saturday off the coast of Port Canaveral. At approximately 6 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville command center watchstanders were notified of an overdue 27-foot vessel with three people aboard participating in...

Coast Guard medevacs diver from Kauai to Oahu

Coast Guard medevacs diver from Kauai to Oahu
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard successfully medevaced a 40-year-old Japanese national from a dive boat 20-miles west of Kauai, Tuesday. At 11:15 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Honolulu watchstanders received notification from the captain of the dive boat, requesting a medevac and reporting the woman was experiencing dive-related injuries. A...

Coast Guard continues to search for overdue boater between Cozumel and Tampa

Coast Guard continues to search for overdue boater between Cozumel and Tampa
Coast Guard Cutter Kathleen Moore file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard is continuing to search for an overdue boater who was reported missing Sunday during transit from Cozumel, Mexico to Tampa, Florida. Missing is Grant Neie, 74. Coast Guard 7th District command center watchstanders received a report from Neie’s wife stating he was aboard the 38-foot sailing vessel, Nai’a, transiting from...

Coast Guard patrols Micronesian waters in support of Operation Rai Balang 2019

Coast Guard patrols Micronesian waters in support of Operation Rai Balang 2019
Coast Guard Cutter Sequoia file photo by Chief Petty Officer Sara Mooers HONOLULU — Two U.S. Coast Guard cutters crews and a long range HC-130 patrol aircraft crew recently completed combined operations with shipriders from the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) as part of the Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) Operation Rai Balang 2019 to combat illegal fishing across Oceania. For three weeks, the Coast...

Coast Guard searching for overdue boater between Cozumel and Tampa

Coast Guard searching for overdue boater between Cozumel and Tampa
U.S. Coast Guard HC-130 file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Brandyn Hill. MIAMI—The Coast Guard is searching for an overdue boater who was reported missing Sunday during a transit from Cozumel, Mexico to Tampa, Florida. Missing is Grant Neie, 74. Watchstanders at Coast Guard 7th District command center received a report from Neie’s wife stating he was aboard the 38-foot sailing vessel, Nai’a,...

Coast Guard, Maui Fire Department assist vessel taking on water off Maui

Coast Guard, Maui Fire Department assist vessel taking on water off Maui
Coast Guard Station Maui and Maui Fire Department responders assist in dewatering a recreational vessel, Lahaina, Maui, April 12, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Martine Safety Team Maui/Released) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Maui Fire Department assisted the crew of a 22-foot recreational vessel taking on water near Lahaina, Friday. A Coast Guard Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium...