2 teenage hikers rescued by Coast Guard aircrew in Sitka

2 teenage hikers rescued by Coast Guard aircrew in Sitka
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo. KODIAK, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka aircrew rescued two hikers off of Mount Verstovia in Sitka, Alaska, Saturday. The MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew safely hoisted and transported the siblings, ages 14 and 15 to the air station where they were met by awaiting family members. At 4:30 p.m., Sector Juneau Command Center...

Coast Guard rescues hiker from Mount Verstovia in Sitka, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues hiker from Mount Verstovia in Sitka, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka aircrew rescued an injured hiker from Mount Verstovia in Sitka, Alaska, Tuesday night. The Air Station Sitka helicopter crew hoisted the woman and transported her to Sitka where she was met by awaiting emergency medical services personnel. Coast Guard Sector Juneau command center watchstanders received an agency assist request from the Alaska State...

Coast Guard medevacs injured hunter near Sitka, Alaska

 Coast Guard medevacs injured hunter near Sitka, Alaska
KODIAK, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew safely medevaced an injured hunter off Mount Verstovia, a few miles east of Sitka Friday. The Jayhawk crew transported the man to Air Station Sitka where he was transferred to awaiting emergency medical services for further medical attention. Coast Guard 17th District command center watchstanders received a request for...