Coast Guard searching for missing fisherman off Hawaii Island

Coast Guard searching for missing fisherman off Hawaii Island
An Air Station Barber Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew searches the coast of Hawaii Island  June 13, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Jack Sauve) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Hawaii County Fire Department are searching for a missing fisherman two and a half miles northeast of Punaluu Beach on Hawaii Island. “We are currently searching for Mark Lowery, 47 years-old, who was camping with...

Coast Guard medevacs man 275 miles off Ocean City, Maryland

Coast Guard medevacs man 275 miles off Ocean City, Maryland
An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Air Station Elizabeth City, North Carolina refuels on the Navy ship USS Mahan to refuel on the way to pick up the injured crewmember. (U.S. Coast Guard screenshot by Air Station Elizabeth City) OCEAN CITY, Md. ⁠— The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a container ship approximately 275 miles off the coast of Ocean City, Friday morning. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard’s...

Coast Guard, assisted by Navy, medevacs man 400 miles off Virginia coast

Coast Guard, assisted by Navy, medevacs man 400 miles off Virginia coast
A U.S. Coast Guard aircrew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Air Station Elizabeth City, North Carolina medevacs a man from a tanker 300 miles off VA coast, May 8, 2020. The man was reportedly a chief officer on the tanker vessel Arctic Flounder.(U.S. Coast Guard photo by Air Station Elizabeth City) PORTSMOUTH, Va. ⁠— The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a tanker ship approximately 400 miles...

Coast Guard aircrews rescue man 200 miles southeast of New Jersey

Coast Guard aircrews rescue man 200 miles southeast of New Jersey
A U.S. Coast Guard aircrew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter rescue a man from a sailboat approximately 200 miles southeast of New Jersey, April 10, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Sector Delaware Bay) Cape May, N.J. — The Coast Guard rescued a man from a sailboat approximately 200 miles southeast of Cape May, New Jersey, Friday evening. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay’s command...

Coast Guard ensures delivery of medical supplies to American Samoa

Coast Guard ensures delivery of medical supplies to American Samoa
Petty Officer 3rd Class Clint Carpenter loads medical supplies onto a Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules aircraft at Air Station Barbers Point, Hawaii, March 31, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Air Force worked together with FEMA to ensure the timely delivery of a shipment of medical Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to medical responders...

Coast Guard searching for plane crash survivors near Emerald Isle, NC

Coast Guard searching for plane crash survivors near Emerald Isle, NC
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Nathan Bruckenthal file photo. PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Coast Guard crews are searching for survivors after a Cessna airplane crashed southeast of Bogue Inlet, near Emerald Isle, North Carolina, late Monday evening. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina command center received a call from Air Traffic Control Cherry Point at approximately 11 p.m., that an aircraft...

Coast Guard searching for possible person in water near Dutch Harbor

Coast Guard searching for possible person in water near Dutch Harbor
Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak HC-130 file photo JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard is searching for a possible person in the water near Dutch Harbor, Alaska, Thursday. Missing is 33-year-old Steven Mencer, last seen wearing a neon green pullover rain jacket with orange and black pants. Mencer was reported missing after failing to report to crew check-in while the  164-foot fishing vessel Alaska Mist,...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship off New Jersey coast

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship off New Jersey coast
Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 53-year-old woman approximately 120 miles off the coast of New Jersey, Sunday evening. The captain of the cruise ship Norwegian Gem contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay’s command center at 2:30 p.m. and notified them that a passenger was suffering from...

Coast Guard concludes search for missing fishermen off Hawaii Island

Coast Guard concludes search for missing fishermen off Hawaii Island
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West HONOLULU — The Coast Guard has concluded the search for two fishermen presumed to have been swept off the shore of Hawaii Island on Wednesday night. James Oyama, 62, and Jay Jara, 37, remain missing. “Pending any further developments, we’ve suspended the active search for these men,” said Cmdr. Benjamin Gates,...