Coast Guard aircrew, locals rescue 72-year-old hiker near Skagway

Coast Guard aircrew, locals rescue 72-year-old hiker near Skagway
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew medevaced a 72-year-old woman from Chilkoot Pass approximately 15 miles northeast of Skagway, Saturday evening. The aircrew safely transported the injured woman to awaiting emergency medical services personnel in Juneau and she was reported in stable condition...

Coast Guard cutter, helicopter crews medevac man 200 miles off Cape Hatteras

Coast Guard cutter, helicopter crews medevac man 200 miles off Cape Hatteras
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and C-130 Hercules aircraft file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a 57-year-old man suffering chest pains aboard a 48-foot sailing vessel approximately 200 miles southeast of Cape Hatteras, NC, Saturday morning. Watchstanders at the Fifth District Command Center in Portsmouth received Personal Locater Beacon and Emergency Position Indicating...