Joint expedition team returns to Koge Bay, Greenland for WWII service members recovery mission

Joint expedition team returns to Koge Bay, Greenland for WWII service members recovery mission
By Petty Officer 2nd Class Jetta H. Disco U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters KOGE BAY, Greenland – One year after a U.S. Coast Guard-coordinated expedition to locate the possible site of a World War II Grumman Duck J2F-4 rescue plane that disappeared with two Coast Guard rescuers and a U.S. Army Air Forces corporal, the Coast Guard has returned to Koge Bay, Greenland, to complete the mission. Getting...

WWII Coast Guard Grumman Duck crash site located after 70 years

WWII Coast Guard Grumman Duck crash site located after 70 years
NEW YORK – The Defense Department’s Joint POW/MIA Personnel Accounting Command said an exhaustive search by an expedition team of U.S. Coast Guard service members and North South Polar, Inc. Scientists and explorers has produced sufficient evidence that the crash site of a WWII Coast Guard Grumman Duck rescue aircraft missing for 70 years with three men aboard, beneath the ice near...

Coast Guard searches for missing WWII rescue crew

Washington – A Coast Guard team is scheduled to leave for the East Coast of Greenland Aug. 27 to investigate the suspected crash site of a World War II air rescue crew.