Coast Guard and federal partners lead Arctic search-and-rescue exercise

Coast Guard and federal partners lead Arctic search-and-rescue exercise
WASHINGTON — The United States Government, led by the United States Coast Guard, the Department of Defense (USNORTHCOM and Alaska Command), and the Department of State, successfully held Arctic Zephyr, an international Arctic Search and Rescue table-top exercise, at the University of Alaska Anchorage from October 19-22, 2015. Arctic Zephyr examined the Agreement on Cooperation on Aeronautical and...

Coast Guard responding to unresponsive aircraft over the Atlantic

Coast Guard responding to unresponsive aircraft over the Atlantic
MIAMI – Watchstanders at Coast Guard 7th district command center in Miami received a call from USNORTHCOM at 11 a.m. reporting that a Socata TBM 700 light business and utility single engine turbo prop aircraft departed Rochester, New York at 8:26 a.m. with three people aboard who are reportedly unresponsive. The plane was scheduled to arrive in Naples, Florida at noon. A Coast Guard C-130 aircrew...