Coast Guard suspends search for 2 people after reported helicopter crash

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 people after reported helicopter crash
Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter file photo ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for two men, Wednesday, after their helicopter was downed near Albemarle Sound, North Carolina. Coast Guard personnel and members of responding partner agencies searched a combined area of 3,303 miles over the course of 38 hours. The two men departed from Mecklenburg Brunswick Regional...

Coast Guard Air Station Sitka aircrew rescues 3 from Chilkat River

Coast Guard Air Station Sitka aircrew rescues 3 from Chilkat River
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo KODIAK, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka aircrew rescued three individuals on the Chilkat River near Haines, Sunday night. The aircrew arrived on scene at 10:20 p.m. aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and safely hoisted and transported two adult females and one adult male to awaiting local Emergency Medical Services personnel at the...

Coast Guard searching after reported helicopter crash in Albemarle Sound, NC

Coast Guard searching after reported helicopter crash in Albemarle Sound, NC
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for two people from a reported downed helicopter in the vicinity of the Albemarle Sound, Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina command center were notified by a concerned friend that lost communication with the two people aboard a Robinson R44 helicopter...

Coast Guard conducts medevac 223 miles southeast of Cape Hatteras

Coast Guard conducts medevac 223 miles southeast of Cape Hatteras
An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City conducts a medevac approximately 223 miles southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, July 19, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy video/Released) ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man from motor vessel CL Yingdu, approximately 223 miles southeast of Cape Hatteras on Saturday. Watchstanders from the U.S....

Coast Guard ends search for missing woman in Boston Harbor

Coast Guard ends search for missing woman in Boston Harbor
Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo BOSTON — The Coast Guard closed its case Saturday afternoon for an adult woman who was involved in a boating accident in Boston Harbor. The Coast Guard began its search in the vicinity of Castle Island and searched for approximately 13 total hours. A body matching the description of the missing woman was discovered by the Massachusetts...

Coast Guard rescues 3 mariners 20 miles off Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Coast Guard rescues 3 mariners 20 miles off Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter File Photo BOSTON — The Coast Guard successfully rescued three mariners 20 nautical miles off Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Friday evening. At 4:21 p.m., Coast Guard First District watchstanders received notification on 406 MHZ from an Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon registered to the 42-foot sailing vessel Triad. The Coast Guard launched...

Coast Guard rescues woman swept out to sea from Metompkin Inlet, Virginia

Coast Guard rescues woman swept out to sea from Metompkin Inlet, Virginia
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard rescued a 67-year-old woman after she was swept out to sea from Metompkin Inlet on Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Virginia received notification from Accomack County dispatch. The woman’s husband called 911 after witnessing her get swept out to sea. Coast Guard Sector Virginia dispatched a 24-foot Special...

Coast Guard responds to a boat fire near Carlsbad

Coast Guard responds to a boat fire near Carlsbad
Coast Guard Cutter Benjamin Bottoms crewmembers work with Coast Guard Cutters Haddock and Munro to extinguish a vessel fire off the coast of San Diego, July 15, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) SAN DIEGO — Coast Guard responded to a boat fire Thursday morning near Carlsbad. Coast Guard Sector San Diego watchstanders received several reports of a boat, 50 feet in length, on fire approximately...

Coast Guard, locals respond to downed aircraft near Kalama, OR

Coast Guard, locals respond to downed aircraft near Kalama, OR
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard, local first responders and good Samaritans are responding to a downed aircraft Monday near Kalama and Sandy Island in the Columbia River. The plane’s tail is white with blue stripes. The letter N and number 7 are also visible on the body of the aircraft. It is currently unknown how many people...