Coast Guard rescues stranded hiker near Crescent City

Coast Guard rescues stranded hiker near Crescent City
A Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew conducts cliff-rescue training Feb. 14, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Lt. j.g. Audra Forteza) MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. – The Coast Guard rescued a hiker after he became stranded south of Crescent City, Wednesday evening. The hiker called 911 dispatchers, who contacted Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay watchstanders at approximately...

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs injured woman on Sucia Island, Washington

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs injured woman on Sucia Island, Washington
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley SEATTLE — A Coast Guard aircrew medically evacuated a 69-year-old woman from Sucia Island, Washington, Wednesday afternoon, after she reportedly dislocated her hip while hiking. An aircrew aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles, transported the woman from Sucia Island...

Coast Guard hoists injured hiker from Obstruction Island, Wash.

Coast Guard hoists injured hiker from Obstruction Island, Wash.
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley SEATTLE — A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted an hiker after she suffered head and back injuries from a fall off a cliff on Obstruction Island, Wednesday. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station/Sector Field Office Port Angeles transferred the hiker at Bellingham International Airport...

Coast Guard aircrew rescues stranded hiker from Hug Point cliffside

Coast Guard aircrew rescues stranded hiker from Hug Point cliffside
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 file photo WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued a hiker stranded on a cliffside near Hug Point on the Oregon Coast, Monday evening. An aircrew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Coast Guard Sector Columbia River successfully hoisted the hiker from 100-feet up the cliffside and transported him to sector’s base with no injuries reported. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard aircrew hoists injured hiker off Saddle Mountain, Ore.

Coast Guard aircrew hoists injured hiker off Saddle Mountain, Ore.
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo WARRENTON, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted a female hiker after she reportedly slipped on the snow and hurt her ankle while 2.5 miles up Saddle Mountain, Sunday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Sector Columbia River transported the injured woman back to the sector where they safely transferred the hiker to...

Coast Guard rescues missing hiker in Olympic National Forest

Coast Guard rescues missing hiker in Olympic National Forest
USCG File Photo SEATTLE — The Coast Guard rescued a missing hiker in the Olympic National Forest, Monday morning after the hiker was reported missing Sunday afternoon. An aircrew aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles located and rescued the 79-year-old male and transported him to Sequim Valley Airport where the patient was transferred to emergency medical technicians...

Coast Guard medevacs hiker missing 1 week in Olympic National Park

Coast Guard medevacs hiker missing 1 week in Olympic National Park
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo SEATTLE — A Coast Guard aircrew assisted local responders Sunday in medically evacuating a 71-year-old female hiker who reportedly went missing a week ago in the Olympic National Park. At 7:15 p.m., an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles hoisted the hiker, who reportedly suffered from dehydration...

Coast Guard rescues injured beachgoer near Brookings, Oregon

Coast Guard rescues injured beachgoer near Brookings, Oregon
USCG File Photo WARRENTON, Ore., — The Coast Guard rescued an injured beachgoer after she fell from the rocks sustaining substantial injuries to her arms and leg near Brookings, Ore., Thursday. The woman was met by a Curry County Sheriff’s Office ground crew who prepped her for Coast Guard helicopter transport to Brookings Airport where they were met by Life Flight. Watchstanders at Coast Guard...

Coast Guard rescues injured hiker near Yachats, Oregon

Coast Guard rescues injured hiker near Yachats, Oregon
WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued an injured hiker on the Neptune State Scenic Viewpoint hiking trail near Yachats, Ore., Saturday. The man was successfully hoisted into the helicopter and transported to Coast Guard Air Facility Newport, Ore., where he was met by local emergency medical services for further evaluation. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Bend received the report of...