Coast Guard rescues 2 from plane crash near Ketchikan, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues 2 from plane crash near Ketchikan, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo Juneau, Alaska — The Coast Guard rescued two people from a plane crash Saturday 40 miles southeast of Ketchikan, Alaska. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Sitka rescued the two from the U.S. Forest Service Cabin at Humpback Lake in the Misty Fjords National Monument after their float plane crashed during takeoff. The...

Juneau affected by winter weather advisory, Coast Guard patrols Aurora Harbor – Video

JUNEAU, Alaska – Coast Guardsmen from Sector Juneau inspect vessels moored to the pier for discharges that could harm the environment, vessels that have an unusual list or any potential navigational hazard at Aurora Harbor Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010. The city of Juneau received six inches of snow in less than 12 hours and Petty Officers 3rd Class Stephen Barnett and Laura Herr, both marine science technicians...

Good Samaritans save three people after boat strikes iceberg

JUNEAU, Alaska – The Emily Jane, a 60-foot fishing vessel, took on water and sank after reportedly striking an iceberg 200-yards northwest of the Wrangell Narrows entrance buoy Friday morning.

Coast Guard responds to Seattle fishing vessel aground in Prince William Sound

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter rescue crew from Cordova is responding to the Seattle-based 100-foot fishing vessel Cape Cross which went aground at 5 a.m. in Main Bay in Prince William Sound Monday.

Coast Guard responds to grounded passenger vessel near Robert Island

KODIAK, Alaska – Crews from the Coast Guard Cutter Liberty and Air Station Sitka are responding to the grounding of a 75-foot uninspected passenger vessel after it reportedly struck a rock while nine passengers and four crewmembers were humpback whale watching near Port Houghton west of Robert Island Tuesday afternoon.

Coast Guard finds missing kayak and kayaker

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Coast Guard Sector Juneau Command Center personnel working with Glacier Bay National Park Service Rangers, along with the help of several good Samaritans, located a 16-year-old girl safe ashore after her kayak was found adrift around Point Cove in Icy Strait.

Coast Guard rescues intoxicated boaters in Gastineau Channel

JUNEAU, Alaska – Two intoxicated boaters were rescued by Coast Guard Station Juneau crew in Gastineau Channel near downtown Juneau after their canoe capsized Saturday.

Silent Success: Oil removed from historic shipwreck

For more than 50 years lurking below the surface of the frigid Alaska waters lies the Canadian Pacific Railway ship Princess Kathleen, resting at an angle on its port side, reminding Alaskans of its presence by releasing fuel periodically tainting the surface with its sheen.

Coast Guard aircrews tackle rescue, response across Alaska

KODIAK, Alaska – Coast Guard aircrews across the state have had a busy Thursday rescuing a hunter in Western Alaska and identifying a fire and transporting ground crews to respond to it near Haines.