Coast Guard rescues two pilots from helicopter crash

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— The Coast Guard rescued two pilots from two separate helicopter crashes near Ft. Meade, Florida, Thursday afternoon. Rescued are Polk County Deputy Lavon Hughes and a gyrocopter pilot. An MH-60 Jayhawk aircrew launched from Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater to hoist the two pilots out of the field they had crashed in and transported to Tampa General Hospital. Coast Leer másCoast Guard rescues two pilots from helicopter crash[…]

Coast Guard rescues 5 boaters near Naples, Florida

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—​ The Coast Guard rescued five people whose vessel was disabled near Naples, Florida, Saturday morning. The five where found by an Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk aircrew safe aboard a 24-foot angler with mechanical failure and no marine radio. A Coast Guard Station Ft. Myers Beach 45-foot Response Boat—Medium boatcrew arrived on scene Leer másCoast Guard rescues 5 boaters near Naples, Florida[…]

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs passenger from cruise ship en route to Yakutat, Alaska

SITKA, Alaska — A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a 71-year-old male from a cruise ship en route to Yakutat, Wednesday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, from Coast Guard Air Station Sitka, hoisted the man from the vessel and transported him to Sitka, where he was transferred to emergency medical service personnel for further care. At approximately 9 a.m., Coast Leer másCoast Guard aircrew medevacs passenger from cruise ship en route to Yakutat, Alaska[…]

Coast Guard aircrew rescues 3 from small skiff in Holtham Inlet, Alaska

JUNEAU, Alaska — An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard forward-operating location  rescued three hypothermic mariners from a skiff in Holtham Inlet, Tuesday. The Jayhawk aircrew located the skiff in Holtham Inlet low on fuel and beset by weather and sea conditions. A rescue swimmer was deployed, found the two men and teenage boy hypothermic, Leer másCoast Guard aircrew rescues 3 from small skiff in Holtham Inlet, Alaska[…]

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer in Virginia Beach, Va.​

The Coast Guard suspended its search on Saturday afternoon for a woman. PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard suspended its search on Saturday afternoon for a woman who was reported to have entered the water but was not seen coming out in Virginia Beach. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads received the report of Leer másCoast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer in Virginia Beach, Va.​[…]

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel near Chinook Harbor

SEATTLE​ — Coast Guard crews​ hoisted an injured man from a sport fishing vessel​ that ran aground near Chinook Harbor, Washington, Monday morning. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Columbia River command center in Astoria, Oregon, were notified at 10:40 a.m., that an individual aboard a 20-foot boat​ had suffered a head injury after the vessel Leer másCoast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel near Chinook Harbor[…]

Coast Guard assists Sitka Mountain Rescue to hoist injured hiker on Baranof Island, Alaska

KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew rescued an injured hiker after falling approximately 150 feet while hiking with his wife on the Cross Island Trail of Mt. Bassie, Baranof Island, Alaska, Friday.​ The aircrew successfully and safely hoisted both the injured man and his wife and transported them Leer másCoast Guard assists Sitka Mountain Rescue to hoist injured hiker on Baranof Island, Alaska[…]

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