Coast Guard assists in rescue of 2 hikers near Lemon Creek Glacier, Alaska

Coast Guard assists in rescue of 2 hikers near Lemon Creek Glacier, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew medevaced two elderly men from Lemon Creek Glacier, Alaska, Sunday. The aircrew hoisted both men and two Juneau Mountain Rescue personnel from the Glacier. Both men were transported to awaiting emergency medical services for further care. They were reported...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship 100 miles off Cape Hatteras, NC

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship 100 miles off Cape Hatteras, NC
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo HATTERAS, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 55-year-old Canadian man from a cruise ship 100 miles southeast of Cape Hatteras Friday morning. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard’s 5th District command center in Portsmouth, Virginia, initially received the report via phone call from personnel aboard the cruise ship Anthem...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship in Prince William Sound, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship in Prince William Sound, Alaska
Coast Guard Station Valdez 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Station Valdez 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew medically evacuated a 61-year-old female suffering with cardiac problems from the cruise ship Island Princess in vicinity of Bligh Island, near Prince William Sound, Alaska, Tuesday. The woman was transported to emergency medical services personnel...

Coast Guard medevacs diver 2 miles east of Little River Inlet

Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 47-year-old diver Friday 2 miles east of Little River Inlet. At 10:45 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received a report of an unresponsive female aboard the dive boat Safari IV. The diver regained consciousness and was experiencing signs of decompression sickness. A Coast...

Coast Guard medevacs injured seaman off Oregon Coast, rescues hiker off ledge

Coast Guard medevacs injured seaman off Oregon Coast, rescues hiker off ledge
Coast Guard Sector North Bend MH-65 file phto by Andy Parker. WARRENTON, Ore. – Two separate Coast Guard aircrews conducted rescue missions Wednesday night, one medically evacuated an injured seaman off the coast of Oregon and the other rescued a stranded hiker south of Port Orford. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, from Coast Guard Sector Columbia River, hoisted an injured and ill seaman reportedly...

Coast Guard medevacs 70-year-old man from sailboat 100 miles west of San Diego

Coast Guard medevacs 70-year-old man from sailboat 100 miles west of San Diego
Coast Guard Sector San Diego MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Joel Guzman SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard medevaced a 70-year-old man from a 47-foot sailboat approximately 100 miles west of San Diego, Friday. The master of the sailboat, Macondo, contacted Coast Guard Sector San Diego Joint Harbor Operations Center watchstanders at approximately 12:20 p.m. requesting assistance...

Coast Guard medically evacuates fishing-boat captain suffering heart attack

Coast Guard medically evacuates fishing-boat captain suffering heart attack
An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew approaches a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat from Station Tillamook Bay. File photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read. TILLAMOOK, Ore. — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 55-year-old man reportedly suffering from a heart attack while captaining a commercial fishing vessel 20-miles west of Tillamook Bay, Thursday. An aircrew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter, from Coast...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Carnival Pride 200 miles off NC coast

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Carnival Pride 200 miles off NC coast
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 77-year-old woman Monday from a cruise ship approximately 200 miles east of Wilmington. The Coast Guard received a call from the 959-foot, Panama-flagged cruise ship Carnival Pride late Monday afternoon, reporting a female passenger suffering stroke symptoms. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew and an HC-130 Hercules aircraft crew from Coast Guard Air Station...

Air Station Traverse City aircrew medically evacuates elderly woman from Beaver Island

Air Station Traverse City aircrew medically evacuates elderly woman from Beaver Island
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., — A rescue crew from Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City conducted a medical evacuation of an 86-year-old woman from Beaver Island, Tuesday. An Operations Watchstander at the Air Station received a call from Coast Guard Sector Sault Ste. Marie at about 1:50 p.m. requesting assistance with a medical emergency on Beaver Island. Due to the weather conditions and low ceiling,...