A Coast Guard MH-60 crew rescue an skier mauled by bear near Haines, Alaska

HAINES, Alaska​ —​ A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk aircrew rescue a skier from backcountry near Haines, Alaska, Saturday after he was mauled by a bear. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Sitka hoisted the man who suffered injuries to his head and hands after being attacked on a mountain during a backcountry skiing outing. Leer másA Coast Guard MH-60 crew rescue an skier mauled by bear near Haines, Alaska[…]

Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk aircrew rescue 4 boaters from Yamani Islets, Alaska

KODIAK, Alaska​ — A Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter aircrew rescue four boaters Friday from Yamani Islets, 27 miles south of Sitka, Alaska.​ A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew hoisted the four boaters, a 50-year-old female, and her three children ages; 21, 17, and 13 from shore after their 15-foot vessel Leer másCoast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk aircrew rescue 4 boaters from Yamani Islets, Alaska[…]

The USCG and U.S. Border Patrol conducted a maritime patrol in Canadian border

JUNEAU, Alaska – Coast Guard (USCG) personnel partnered with U.S. Border Patrol agents near Southeast Alaska and the Canadian border, November 17-18, 2020 as a joint interagency effort to enforce border security, motor vessel safety and educate vessel operators on border crossing requirements. A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak HC-130J Super Hercules aircrew provided logistical Leer másThe USCG and U.S. Border Patrol conducted a maritime patrol in Canadian border[…]

Coast Guard and good Samaritans assist a fishing vessel near Port Protection, Alaska

JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard and good Samaritans assisted a man whose fishing vessel was taking on water in the vicinity of Hole in the Wall, approximately five miles southeast of Port Protection, Alaska, Tuesday. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Kukui monitored a towing evolution involving the fishing vessel Clara, a 29-foot Leer másCoast Guard and good Samaritans assist a fishing vessel near Port Protection, Alaska[…]

Coast Guard rescue two people and two dogs in Kah Sheets Bay

JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard rescue two people and your two dogs the Sunday in Kah Sheets Bay approximately 18 miles from Petersburg, Alaska. An Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew hoisted two people from their 20-foot skiff and were transported to Petersburg. There were no reported injuries or medical concerns. Watchstanders at Leer másCoast Guard rescue two people and two dogs in Kah Sheets Bay[…]

Coast Guard rescue stranded rafter north of Haines, Alaska

​ANCHORAGE, Alaska​ — A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk aircrew rescue a rafter Sunday after her pack raft capsized Saturday on the Klehini River north of Haines, Alaska. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Sitka located the 42-year-old woman, who was exhibiting symptoms of mild hypothermia, and flew her to Haines where she was Leer másCoast Guard rescue stranded rafter north of Haines, Alaska[…]

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 2 in water near Elfin Cove, Alaska

JUNEAU, Alaska​ – A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk aircrew and good Samaritans rescue two men unconscious in the water near Elfin Cove, Alaska, Tuesday. A good Samaritan vessel pulled the men from the water after their 14-foot skiff overturned approximately one mile northwest of Elfin Cove. The two were alive but unconscious when the good Samaritan Leer másCoast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 2 in water near Elfin Cove, Alaska[…]

Coast Guard: the false distress communications put lives at risk in Alaska

JUNEAU, Alaska — The U.S. Coast Guard received multiple reports of false distress communications in various parts of Southeast Alaska recently, putting mariner’s lives at risk.​ Coast Guard Investigative Service is working with the Juneau Police Department to investigate these calls, and urges the public to be aware that knowingly and willfully communicating a false Leer másCoast Guard: the false distress communications put lives at risk in Alaska[…]

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