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Coast Guard medevac woman from cruise ship near Tracy Arm, Alaska

JUNEAU, Alaska – A U.S. Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk rescue helicopter aircrew medevac a 23-year-old woman from the cruise ship American Constellation in Tracy Arm, approximately 40 nautical miles southeast of Juneau, Alaska, Monday. A U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk Medium-Range Recovery Helicopter aircrew arrived on scene at 11:30 a.m., hoisted the Leer másCoast Guard medevac woman from cruise ship near Tracy Arm, Alaska[…]

Coast Guard MH-60T rescue man near Cape Fairweather, Alaska

JUNEAU, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew rescue a man after his 42-foot fishing vessel ran aground near Cape Fairweather, approximately 10 nautical miles north of Lituya Bay, Thursday. The U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60T Jayhawk Medium-Range Recovery Helicopter aircrew arrived on scene and landed near the Leer másCoast Guard MH-60T rescue man near Cape Fairweather, Alaska[…]

MH-60T Jayhawk Sitka aircrew rescue ATV rider in North Beach

SITKA, Alaska –​ A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60T Jayhawk aircrew rescue (medevac) an injured all-terrain vehicle (ATV) rider from North Beach, near Sitka, on Thursday. The MH-60 Jayhawk Medium-Range Recovery Helicopter aircrew safely landed on the beach to conduct the medical evacuation and took the patient to Emergency Medical Service (EMS) personnel awaiting Leer másMH-60T Jayhawk Sitka aircrew rescue ATV rider in North Beach[…]

Coast Guard MH-60T medevac man in Chatham Strait, Alaska

KODIAK, Alaska –​ A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60T Jayhawk aircrew medevac a passenger from the cruise ship Norwegian Encore in Chatham Strait, Alaska, Monday. The watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector Juneau launched an MH-60T Jayhawk Medium-Range Recovery Helicopter aircrew to perform the medical evacuation. Once the aircraft arrived on scene, at 7:27 a.m., Leer másCoast Guard MH-60T medevac man in Chatham Strait, Alaska[…]

Coast Guard medevac passenger near Sitka, Alaska

JUNEAU, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60T Jayhawk aircrew medevac an 85-year-old male passenger approximately 40 nautical miles West of Sitka, Alaska, Thursday. The Sikorsky MH-60 Jayhawk Medium-Range Recovery Helicopter (MRR) aircrew arrived on scene at approximately 8:23 p.m., deployed the rescue swimmer, hoisted the patient from the motor vessel Viking Orion, and Leer másCoast Guard medevac passenger near Sitka, Alaska[…]

Coast Guard rescue hiker after 200-foot fall in Mount Verstovia, Sitka

KODIAK, Alaska — A Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter aircrew rescue a 70-year-old hiker who reportedly fell 200 feet while hiking on Mount Verstovia near Sitka, yesterday. An Air Station Sitka MH-60T Jayhawk Medium-Range Recovery Helicopter crew safely transported the hiker to Emergency Medical Services (EMS) personnel waiting at the Air Station.​ Watchstanders at the Coast Leer másCoast Guard rescue hiker after 200-foot fall in Mount Verstovia, Sitka[…]

Continue response efforts for grounded tug in the Neva Strait, Alaska

KODIAK, Alaska –​ A unified command consisting of the Coast Guard, Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, and Western Towboat, continues to lead the response efforts for the grounded tug in the Neva Strait, which initially occurred Monday morning. The tug owner, Western Towboat, contracted Hanson Maritime, SEAPRO, and Global Diving & Salvage who are currently on-scene Leer másContinue response efforts for grounded tug in the Neva Strait, Alaska[…]

Coast Guard rescue 2 fishermen from sinking vessel near Sitka, Alaska

KODIAK, Alaska​ —​ A Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk aircrew rescue two fishermen from their sinking vessel, Monday in Islet Passage, near​ Sitka, Alaska. A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60T Jayhawk Medium-Range Recovery Helicopter aircrew hoisted the two fishermen at approximately 9 p.m. from the 40-foot fishing vessel, Glory, approximately nine miles south of Sitka.​ The MH-60T Leer másCoast Guard rescue 2 fishermen from sinking vessel near Sitka, Alaska[…]

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