Coast Guard aircrew rescues boater near Sooke, British Columbia

Coast Guard aircrew rescues boater near Sooke, British Columbia
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley SEATTLE — In a coordinated rescue effort, a Coast Guard aircrew assisted in the rescue of an unconscious boater aboard a sailing vessel near Sooke, British Columbia, Sunday afternoon. The aircrew medically evacuated the boater and transported her to Victoria, British Columbia, where Emergency Medical...

With disabled vessel safely moored, Coast Guard completes international assist

With disabled vessel safely moored, Coast Guard completes international assist
JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard assets and personnel assisting the Canadian coast guard returned to their units after the disabled vessel, Simushir, was safely towed by commercial tugboats to Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Monday. “The trusted partnership we have with our Canadian counterparts continues to be a vital component to protecting lives at sea and mitigating potential maritime emergencies,”...

Coast Guard Responding to Helicopter Crash

JUNEAU, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka helicopter crew is responding to a report of a helicopter crash in the vicinity of Alice Arm, British Columbia, Canada. Rescue Coordination Center Victoria contacted the Seventeeenth Coast Guard District Command Center at approximately 7 a.m. Wednesday requesting assistance. The Hughes MD -500D helicopter, owned by Prism Helicopter Company, is...