Coast Guard to hold memorial service for 1964 helicopter crash victims

Coast Guard to hold memorial service for 1964 helicopter crash victims
A memorial stands at Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay remembering the 1964 Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco HH-52 helicopter aircrew who were lost in a crash during a rescue. Lt. Cmdr. Donald Prince, Petty Officer 2nd Class James A. Nininger, and Royal Canadian Navy Sub-Lt. Allen Alltree, and Humboldt Bay volunteer Bud Hansen, saved 10 lives while evacuating people from floods before crashing....

Coast Guard holds memorial service for helicopter crew lost in 1964 rescue

Coast Guard holds memorial service for helicopter crew lost in 1964 rescue
A memorial at Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay  for the crew of CG1363, an HH-52 Seaguard helicopter that crashed during a rescue operation Dec. 22, 1964.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard held a memorial service at Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay Friday to honor the crew and passengers of CG1363, an HH-52 Seaguard helicopter that crashed in a severe storm during...

Coast Guard to hold memorial service for crew of CG 1363

Coast Guard to hold memorial service for crew of CG 1363
Coast Guard file photo of CG 1363 water taxiing. MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif.  — The Coast Guard will hold a memorial service this Tuesday, Dec. 22, at Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay in McKinleyville in remembrance of the crew and passengers of the CG 1363 helicopter that crashed after rescuing 10 people 51 years ago during the North Coast’s “Storm of the Century.” The ceremony honors the sacrifice...