Coast Guard searching for a person in the water near Alligator Point, Florida

Coast Guard searching for a person in the water near Alligator Point, Florida
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission are searching for a person in the water near Alligator Point, Florida, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at approximately 6 p.m. Sunday, from FWC that they discovered a partially submerged...

Air Station Kodiak medevacs Coast Guard Cutter John Midgett crewmember

Air Station Kodiak medevacs Coast Guard Cutter John Midgett crewmember
Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak aircrew medically evacuated a Coast Guard Cutter John Midgett (WHEC 726) crewmember from the ship near Kodiak, Saturday. The MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew safely hoisted and transported the patient to awaiting Emergency Medical Service personnel in Kodiak. At 10:00 a.m., District 17 Command...

Coast Guard rescues man from forest near Aberdeen, Washington

Coast Guard rescues man from forest near Aberdeen, Washington
A Coast Guard aircrew from Air Station Astoria hoists an injured man from a forest several miles east of Aberdeen, Washington, on Oct. 19, 2019.  (Photo courtesy of Grays County Fire Department) SEATTLE — A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted an injured man Saturday morning from a forest several miles east of Aberdeen, Washington. At 10 a.m., watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Columbia River Command...

Coast Guard aircrews rescue three people from Munson Island, Alaska

Coast Guard aircrews rescue three people from Munson Island, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and C-130 Hercules aircraft file photo KODIAK, Alaska — Coast Guard aircrews rescued three boaters who were severely hypothermic from Munson Island, Tuesday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak safely transported them to the National Guard hanger in Bethel and transferred them to emergency medical service personnel, who took them...

Coast Guard medevacs 2 after boat collision northwest of Dry Tortugas

Coast Guard medevacs 2 after boat collision northwest of Dry Tortugas
Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo file photo KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard medevaced two crewmembers from the fishing vessel, Miss Amy J, after the boat collided with another fishing vessel approximately 35 miles northwest of Dry Tortugas, Tuesday. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew and the Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo (WPC-1112) crew arrived on scene and determined...

3 mariners rescued from burning boat near Ward Cove

3 mariners rescued from burning boat near Ward Cove
Coast Guard Station Ketchikan 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Fireman Jessica Fontenette. JUNEAU, Alaska — Three mariners are safe after being rescued from a burning boat approximately two miles north of Ketchikan Airport Friday. A 45-foot Response-Boat Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Ketchikan and the crew of Ketchikan Fire Department vessel Harry Newell arrived on scene at 4:57...

Coast Guard rescues pilots from 2 separate helicopter crashes

The Coast Guard rescued two pilots from two separate helicopter crashes near Ft. Meade, Florida October 3, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo). ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— The Coast Guard rescued two pilots from two separate helicopter crashes near Ft. Meade, Florida, Thursday afternoon. Rescued were Polk County Deputy Lavon Hughes and a gyrocopter pilot. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew launched from...

Coast Guard rescues 2 hikers and 2 dogs on Cupola Mountain in Sitka, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues 2 hikers and 2 dogs on Cupola Mountain in Sitka, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka aircrew rescued two hikers and their two dogs off of Cupola Mountain in Sitka, Alaska, on Sunday. The MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew safely hoisted and transported the hikers to awaiting Emergency Medical Service personnel at the hospital in Sitka. At 9:30 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Juneau Command...

Coast Guard rescues 5 boaters near Naples, Florida

Coast Guard rescues 5 boaters near Naples, Florida
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— The Coast Guard rescued five people whose vessel was disabled near Naples, Florida, Saturday morning. The five where found by a Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew safe aboard a 24-foot angler with mechanical failure and no marine radio. A Coast Guard Station Ft. Myers Beach 45-foot Response...