Coast Guard crews in Southeast Alaska rescue seven

Coast Guard crews in Southeast Alaska rescue seven
JUNEAU, Alaska – Coast Guard crew rescue two plane crash survivors and five hikers in Southeach Alaska Thursday. Coast Guard search and rescue watchstanders received a satellite emergency signal late this Thursday afternoon, while simultaneously receiving reports of a mayday broadcast from a plane reporting that they had crashed. The crews of the cruise ship Carnival Spirit and an Allen Marine tour...

Coast Guard, Sitka Mountain Rescue assist stranded hikers on Mount Bassie

KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew assisted a Sitka Mountain Rescue team to rescue four hikers stranded on Mount Bassie on Baranof Island six miles south of Sitka Thursday.