Video – Coast Guard HC-144A Ocean Sentry conducts damage assessment flight over Haiti

GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba – An aircrew from Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile, Ala., conducted a damage-assessment flight of Haiti Jan. 15, 2010, aboard the Coast Guard’s newest aircraft, the HC-144A Ocean Sentry. The Coast Guard has deployed numerous aircraft and cutter crews in response to a 7.0-magnitude earthquake that struck near Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Jan. 12, 2010. U.S. Coast...

New Coast Guard asset conducts first SAR case

MOBILE, Ala. — The Coast Guard ushered in two historic firsts Friday night when its newest maritime patrol aircraft, the HC-144A Ocean Sentry, stood the watch for the first time and responded to a distress notification from a 78-foot fishing vessel located approximately 228 miles southwest of Mobile, Friday Feb. 5, 2009, in the Gulf of Mexico.