Coast Guard medevacs ailing woman from cruise ship Star Princess near Juneau, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs ailing woman from cruise ship Star Princess near Juneau, Alaska
KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard medevaced an ailing 79-year-old woman from the 951-foot cruise ship Star Princess near Glacier Bay, Saturday. A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew safely hoisted the woman and transported her to awaiting medical personnel in Juneau. Watchstanders at the 17th District command center in Juneau received a request for assistance from a paramedic...

Coast Guard conducts medevac off St. Paul Island

KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and an HC-130 Hercules aircraft crews conducted a medevac of a fisherman from the 150-foot fishing vessel Alaskan Leader 265 miles northwest of St. Paul Island Thursday about 11:50 a.m.

Video: Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak medevacs man from fishing vessel Bountiful

KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and crew medevacs a 32-year-old man from the 165-foot Seattle based fishing vessel Bountiful with reported symptoms of pneumonia to the St. Paul clinic, Monday, Sept. 28, 2009.

Air Station Astoria’s flight crews “Cowboy Up” for MH-60 Rodeo

ASTORIA, Ore. — There are no bucking broncos, lariats or angry bulls with names like Tornado or Whiplash, but that didn’t stop the flight crews of Air Station Astoria, Ore., from coming out for the Third Annual H-60 Rodeo June 17. The Rodeo is a competition that tests the skills of Coast Guard flight crews at Air Station Astoria. Pilots, swimmers and flight mechanics are broken up into teams and,...

Body of missing New Jersey boater located

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (CG Public Affairs) – The Coast Guard cancelled it’s search for Richard Best, a 49-year-old Middlesex, N.J., man, after search crews from the Virginia Marine Resources Commission (VMRC) located his body 1,000 yds. east of Marker 3 Buoy in the vicinity of Mattawoman Creek at 10:44 a.m. Watch standers at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads received the initial report at 8:20...

Kodiak Coast Guard Medevacs 2 Crewmembers from Fishing Vessel

KODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard medically evacuated a crewmember and treated another aboard a fishing vessel in Izhut bay at 10 a.m., today. The Coast Guard received a call at 8:30 a.m., that two crewmembers aboard the 49-foot fishing vessel Kilokak were injured during an altercation. A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter was launched from Air Station Kodiak at 9:25 a.m., and located the vessel...

North Carolina man safe this evening after drifting two days in a life raft

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Robert Brakes, a 60-year-old Morehead City, N.C., resident, is safe today after being rescued from a life raft off the North Carolina coast by the Coast Guard today. Brakes reported that his ordeal began after his sailboat began taking on water and capsized Wednesday evening. “He reported that he attempted to contact help with his vessel’s radio but was unsuccessful,”...

Coast Guard rescuers respond to capsized sailboat off North Carolina coast

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Coast Guard rescuers are responding to a capsized sailboat 102 miles southeast of Cape Lookout this evening. Watch standers at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads were notified by the cruise ship GRANDEUR OF THE SEAS at 11:20 a.m. that their crew had spotted a capsized off the Atlantic coast. Sector Hampton Roads relayed this information to personnel at the Coast Guard Rescue Coordination...