Coast Guard rescue crew flies to Midway Island to find round-the-world sailors

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – A Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules aircraft crew from Air Station Kodiak flew to Midway Island in search of a sailing vessel whose emergency locator beacon was activated after its mast broke and a crewmember suffered head injuries in heavy weather during the Clipper Round the World race Sunday.

Coast Guard medically evacuates contractor from Midway

HONOLULU — U.S. Coast Guard air crewmembers transferred a 39-year-old man from Midway Island to Oahu early this morning.