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Coast Guard rescue boat crew after lightning strike off Tampa Bay

CLEARWATER, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescue seven people, Saturday, after their 39-foot personal vessel was struck by lightning strike 100 nautical miles offshore of Tampa Bay, Clearwater, Florida. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60T Jayhawk Medium-Range Recovery Helicopter (MRR) aircrew hoisted the five women and two men without medical concerns, and returned them Leer másCoast Guard rescue boat crew after lightning strike off Tampa Bay[…]

Coast Guard medevac man 57 nm west of Naples

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk aircrew medevac a 60-year-old male passenger aboard the fishing vessel American Patriot 57 nautical miles west of Gordon​ Pass near Naples, Friday. A U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk Medium-Range Recovery Helicopter (MRR) aircrew was launched to scene, once over the fishing vessel deployed Leer másCoast Guard medevac man 57 nm west of Naples[…]

Cyprus orders 6 Airbus Helicopters H145M

Nicosia, 24 June 2022 – The Government of Cyprus has signed a purchase contract with Airbus for six H145M helicopters with an option for another six aircraft. The five-bladed military helicopters will be operated by the Cypriot National Guard. “The implementation of this agreement will provide the National Guard with a cost-effective and high-performance helicopter solution Leer másCyprus orders 6 Airbus Helicopters H145M[…]

Coast Guard medevac man from oil rig 80 nm offshore Galveston, Texas

HOUSTON — A U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopter aircrew medevac a man from an oil rig 80 nautical miles southeast of Galveston, Texas, Tuesday. U.S. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a medical evacuation (medevac) request at 10:40 p.m.​ stating a 36-year-old crew member aboard the oil rig High Island 442 was Leer másCoast Guard medevac man from oil rig 80 nm offshore Galveston, Texas[…]

CareFlite adds Bell 407GXi to air ambulance fleet

Fort Worth, TX – Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced that CareFlite has signed an agreement to purchase a Bell 407GXi helicopter outfitted with an IFR configuration kit. “With CareFlite’s new Bell 407GXi and the two IFR certified Bell 429s currently in its fleet, Careflite will continue to facilitate around-the-clock critical care to patients Leer másCareFlite adds Bell 407GXi to air ambulance fleet[…]

US Navy HSM-79 establishes new Spain detachment in Rota

By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Petty Officer D.S. Randol NAVAL STATION ROTA, Spain — US Navy HSM-79 (Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 79) established a new detachment in Spain at Naval Station Rota, June 16, 2022. Rear Adm. John F. Meier, Commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic, attended the ceremony along with Cmdr. Brett Elko, the commanding Leer másUS Navy HSM-79 establishes new Spain detachment in Rota[…]

Coast Guard medevac injured fisherman near Esther Island, Alaska

KODIAK, Alaska — A U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-65 Dolphin aircrew, forward deployed to Cordova, medevac (medical evacuation) an injured crewmember from the fishing vessel Silver Storm near Esther Island, Thursday. The MH-65 Dolphin Short-Range Recovery Helicopter aircrew arrived on the scene, deployed the rescue swimmer, safely hoisted the fishing vessel crewmember and Leer másCoast Guard medevac injured fisherman near Esther Island, Alaska[…]

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