Coast Guard aircrew assists Wahkiakum County rescuers locate missing hiker

Coast Guard aircrew assists Wahkiakum County rescuers locate missing hiker
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 helicopter file photo WARRENTON, Ore. – A Coast Guard aircrew found a missing hiker, Tuesday morning, while assisting local first responders in search efforts for a missing man in Wahkiakum County. After flying for about 30 minutes, the aircrew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Coast Guard Sector Columbia River spotted the 52-year-old missing man on a...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship south of Nantucket

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship south of Nantucket
Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter File Photo BOSTON — A Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod aircrew medevaced a 78-year-old man Saturday from the cruise ship Norwegian Escape after he suffered a possible stroke 40 nautical miles south of Nantucket. The crew of the Escape notified Coast Guard watchstanders of the man’s condition at approximately 5 p.m. An Air Station Cape Cod...

Coast Guard locates missing boater 15 miles west of Suwannee, FL

Coast Guard locates missing boater 15 miles west of Suwannee, FL
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photo CLEARWATER, Fla. — The Coast Guard located a missing boater 15 miles west of Suwannee on Friday. Rescued was Trenton native, Jerry Driggers, 71. At 10:57 p.m. Thursday, Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg watchstanders received a report from Driggers’ wife stating Driggers was due back from a fishing trip aboard his 22-foot boat by sunset and...

Coast Guard suspends search for a missing man in Kake, Alaska

Coast Guard suspends search for a missing man in Kake, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk Helicopter File Photo JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a missing 55-year-old male who reportedly fell from a pier in Kake, Alaska. A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew searched the shoreline and surrounding waters in an effort to locate the male. Coast Guard Sector Juneau watchstanders received notification...

Coast Guard aircrews conduct medevac 92 miles southwest of Dutch Harbor, Alaska

Coast Guard aircrews conduct medevac 92 miles southwest of Dutch Harbor, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew medevaced a man from the 590-foot bulk carrier DL Lavender 92 miles southwest of Dutch Harbor, Alaska, Tuesday. The Dolphin aircrew hoisted and transported a 48-year-old crew member from the DL Lavender to awaiting LifeMed personnel in Dutch Harbor...

Coast Guard rescues 5 people from capsized boat near Cedar Key, Fla.

Coast Guard rescues 5 people from capsized boat near Cedar Key, Fla.
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photo CEDAR KEY, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued 5 people Saturday from the water after their boat capsized 24 miles south west of the Withlacoochee River. Rescued were: Hollie Moore, Todd Nanke, Troy Nanke, Steven Nanke, Chris Singlekey. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg received a distress call via VHF-FM marine band radio channel 16...

Coast Guard medevacs diver near False Pass, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs diver near False Pass, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt FredricksonANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard medevaced a man after a diving accident near False Pass, Thursday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew based out of Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak hoisted the man and brought him to receive medical care at Cold Bay Clinic in Cold Bay. Coast Guard watchstanders in the 17th District command center...

Coast Guard aircrew hoists male stranded on rock near Tillamook, Oregon

Coast Guard aircrew hoists male stranded on rock near Tillamook, Oregon
Coast Guard Air Station Astoria MH-60 helicopter file photo TILLAMOOK, Ore. – A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted a man who reportedly became stranded on rocks at Cape Lookout State Park near Tillamook, Ore., Monday evening. The man was hoisted by a Coast Guard Air Station Astoria aircrew at 5:43 p.m. and safely transported to shore. A member of the Tillamook Fire Department contacted Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard assists overdue boater near Cape Charles, VA

Coast Guard assists overdue boater near Cape Charles, VA
29-foot Response Boat Small-II File Photo PORTSMOUTH, Va.–The Coast Guard assisted an overdue boater who went missing near Cherrystone Campground in Cape Charles, Virginia, late Monday night. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads were notified at about 9 p.m., Monday, by the man’s wife stating he left for a 15-minute trip in a Jon Boat, and had failed to return after over two hours. Sector...