Coast Guard aircrew medevacs teen off La Push beach

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs teen off La Push beach
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo SEATTLE — A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted a teenager off of Third Beach near La Push, Washington, Sunday morning. The MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles safely hoisted the 17-year-old and transported him to local emergency medical service personnel waiting in Forks. At approximately 2 a.m., watchstanders...

Coast Guard medevacs hiker missing 1 week in Olympic National Park

Coast Guard medevacs hiker missing 1 week in Olympic National Park
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo SEATTLE — A Coast Guard aircrew assisted local responders Sunday in medically evacuating a 71-year-old female hiker who reportedly went missing a week ago in the Olympic National Park. At 7:15 p.m., an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles hoisted the hiker, who reportedly suffered from dehydration...

Coast Guard medevaced injured girl from Olympic National Park, Wash.

Coast Guard medevaced injured girl from Olympic National Park, Wash.
Petty Officer 2nd Class Wes Shinn, an aviation maintenance technician from Coast Guard Air Station/Sector Field Office Port Angeles, sit in the cabin of an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter after the air crew landed to drop their rescue swimmer off in the Olympic National Park, Wash., July 1, 2017. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station/Sector Field Office Port Angeles. SEATTLE — A Coast Guard aircrew...

Coast Guard assists in the rescue of an injured hiker near Toleak Point, Wash.

Coast Guard assists in the rescue of an injured hiker near Toleak Point, Wash.
WARRENTON, Ore. — A MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew out of Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles assisted the Olympic National Park rangers in the rescue of an injured hiker near Toleak Point, Washington, Tuesday. The 20-year-old man, who suffered injuries from a 15-foot fall, was met at the beach by the helicopter crew and taken to the Olympic Medical Center for further medical care. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard responds to sunken vessel near La Push, Wash.

Coast Guard responds to sunken vessel near La Push, Wash.
SEATTLE — Personnel from the Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound Incident Management department are responding to a report of a sunken vessel and diesel sheen near La Push, Thursday. The local harbormaster placed boom around the site to contain any further pollution and the Coast Guard is currently en route to assist with the clean up. They are expected to arrive later this afternoon. Sector Puget Sound...

Coast Guard aircrew assists injured hiker near La Push, Wash.

Coast Guard aircrew assists injured hiker near La Push, Wash.
SEATTLE — A Coast Guard helicopter crew transported a hiker reportedly suffering from a knee injury and mild hypothermia seven miles southeast of La Push, Tuesday. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles safely hoisted the hiker and transported her to the Forks airport where she was taken by ambulance to the Forks Community Hospital. Watchstanders at Coast Guard...

Coast Guard rescues injured hiker in Olympic National Park

Coast Guard rescues injured hiker in Olympic National Park
SEATTLE — A rescue aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles, Wash., rescued a 60-year-old male that reportedly suffered a broken ankle while hiking in Olympic National Park near Starbuck Mine, Wash., Sunday afternoon. A member of the U.S. Forest Service, who was on-scene with the man and rendered first aid, requested Coast Guard assistance through the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center. The...

Coast Guard medevacs teenage hiker from Olympic National Park

Coast Guard medevacs teenage hiker from Olympic National Park
SEATTLE—The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced a 15-year old hiker after she fell from a 15-foot cliff north of the Hoh River in Olympic National Park, in Clallam, Wash., Monday. The hiker was reported in stable condition. At approximately 10:46 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound in Seattle received a request from National Park Service employees to rescue a fallen hiker. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard rescues stranded hikers in Olympic National Park

Coast Guard rescues stranded hikers in Olympic National Park
SEATTLE—Two Coast Guard helicopter crews from separate units worked together to rescue two injured hikers who had fallen approximately 50 feet into a ravine in Olympic National Park, approximately 30 miles south of Port Angeles, Wash., Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound received notification at approximately 7:30 a.m. that a personal locater beacon had been activated near the center of the...