Coast Guard medevacs man south of Seward, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man south of Seward, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard medevaced a man who lost consciousness aboard a charter fishing vessel near Seward, Tuesday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Aviation Support Facility Cordova hoisted the 61-year-old man, who was experiencing symptoms of a heart attack, from the fishing vessel Arctic Endeavor just off...

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 assists multiple agencies with mountain rescue, Sitka, Alaska

Coast Guard assists multiple agencies with mountain rescue, Sitka, Alaska
A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew transferred an injured hiker to emergency medical services for further care, Sitka, Alaska, June 15, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo. KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew assisted Alaska State Troopers and Sitka Mountain Rescue personnel to hoist a 50-year-old man who fell off a steep...

Coast Guard continues to discourage illegal migration attempts to the United States

Coast Guard continues to discourage illegal migration attempts to the United States
The Coast Guard continues to discourage migrants from conducting dangerous illegal voyages on unsafe and unseaworthy vessels.  U.S. Coast Guard photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard continues to discourage migrants from conducting dangerous illegal voyages on unsafe and unseaworthy vessels. On Wednesday, a Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, deployed to Great Inagua, Bahamas,...

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 Cordova FOL crew saves man stranded for three days on Montague Island

Coast Guard Cordova FOL crew saves man stranded for three days on Montague Island
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew, forward-deployed to Cordova, poses with a man they rescued after he was stranded for three days on Montague Island near Cordova, Alaska, June 13, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Daniel Palen. KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, forward-deployed to Cordova, rescued...

Coast Guard airlifts stranded hiker at Ecola State Park, Ore.

Coast Guard airlifts stranded hiker at Ecola State Park, Ore.
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 helicopter file photo ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard airlifted a hiker stranded on a rock piling at Ecola State Park, Wednesday night. An aircrew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter, from Coast Guard Sector Columbia River, hoisted the uninjured man and transported him to Coast Guard Air Station Astoria. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Columbia River...

Coast Guard searching for missing vessel east of Port Canaveral

Coast Guard searching for missing vessel east of Port Canaveral
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry file photo by Aux. Michael Dubin JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard is searching Sunday for a missing vessel east of Port Canaveral. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville Command Center watchstanders received a distress call at 4 p.m. from a vessel stating they were caught in a storm and were in need of assistance. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter...

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...