Coast Guard assists National Park Service with plane crash rescue in Crillon Lake, Alaska

Coast Guard assists National Park Service with plane crash rescue in Crillon Lake, Alaska
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircew locates a downed aircraft inverted in Crillon Lake, in Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska, July 18, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo. KODIAK, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew assisted the National...

Coast Guard rescues 2 survivors clinging to debris in Pamlico Sound, NC

Coast Guard rescues 2 survivors clinging to debris in Pamlico Sound, NC
The Mad Lady II, a 35-foot fishing boat, is seen after two men were rescued on debris from the fishing boat Wednesday morning in Pamlico Sound, North Carolina, July 18, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Two men were rescued by a Coast Guard helicopter crew Wednesday morning, after their fishing boat capsized Tuesday near Hog Island. “Locating the two fisherman was a true team effort...

Coast Guard rescues 5 kayakers near Cape Disappointment State Park

Coast Guard rescues 5 kayakers near Cape Disappointment State Park
Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment 29-foot Response Boat Small-II File Photo WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued three children and two adults who capsized while kayaking near Waikiki Beach in Cape Disappointment State Park in, Ilwaco, Washington, Wednesday afternoon. All five individuals, who were wearing lifejackets, were safely rescued and transported to Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment...

Coast Guard medevacs sick fisherman 6 miles off Nantucket

BOSTON — A Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod aircrew medevaced a 40-year-old man experiencing abdominal pain Tuesday six miles southwest of Nantucket. The captain of the fishing vessel Provider notified Coast Guard watchstanders shortly after 2 p.m. of the sick crew member. An Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew was conducting prescheduled training in the area at the time and diverted...

Coast Guard assists NPS in locating 4 kayakers in Glacier Bay National Park

Coast Guard assists NPS in locating 4 kayakers in Glacier Bay National Park
The Coast Guard Cutter Douglas Munro sails past Margerie Glacier in Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska, July 15, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Trenton Hirschi. JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Cutter Douglas Munro small-boat crew rescued four kayakers in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, Alaska, Sunday. The kayakers activated a personal locator beacon after one of the...

Coast Guard rescues injured hiker on Mount St. Helens

Coast Guard rescues injured hiker on Mount St. Helens
A Coast Guard aircrew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Astoria flies over Mount St. Helens, Washington, July 14, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nick Davis SEATTLE — A Coast Guard aircrew rescued a 32-year-old woman on Mount Saint Helens who had been injured while hiking Saturday afternoon. The woman was airlifted to Oregon Health Science...

Coast Guard searching for 2 people after 4 recovered from boat collision on James River

Coast Guard searching for 2 people after 4 recovered from boat collision on James River
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Good Samaritans rescued four people from the water Saturday morning, after a collision between a recreational boat, with six people aboard, and an oyster barge being pushed by a tug which was headed for an oyster bed near the James River Bridge. First responders from multiple agencies are working together by boat and air to search...

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger 150 miles southeast of Wilmington

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger 150 miles southeast of Wilmington
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va — A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter medevaced an 80-year-old passenger from the cruise ship Adventure of the Seas today. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard 5th District command center were contacted by the crew of the cruise ship and requested the medevac of an 80-year-old female passenger who had reportedly suffered a stroke and...

Coast Guard rescues 11 from plane crash near Ketchikan, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues 11 from plane crash near Ketchikan, Alaska
Two Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crews rescue 11 people after a float plane crashed 39 miles south southwest of Ketchikan, Alaska, on Prince of Wales Island, July 10, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo. JUNEAU, Alaska – Two Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crews rescued 11 people after a floatplane crashed 39 miles south southwest of Ketchikan, Alaska, on...