Coast Guard, TCI Police rescue 159 people off Turks and Caicos

MIAMI — A deployed Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter rescue aircrew assisted Turks and Caicos police and marine units in finding 159 people approximately 13 miles east of West Caicos Island, Turks and Caicos.​ While the aircrew remained on scene, TCI responders removed all the people from the sail freighter and brought Leer másCoast Guard, TCI Police rescue 159 people off Turks and Caicos[…]

The helicopter Leonardo AW169 enters in VIP/Corporate market in Mexico

AW169 helicopter’s success in Latin America grows further for VIP and Corporate transport missions and shows type’s ability to meet evolving market requirements in Mexico with private customer’s order for one aircraft The AW169 gives AW139 like bestselling capabilities in a smaller category and offers Mexican light twin operators greater payload and cabin space showing Leer másThe helicopter Leonardo AW169 enters in VIP/Corporate market in Mexico[…]

Coast Guard assists disabled boat 56 miles offshore Freeport, Texas

HOUSTON​ — The Coast Guard crews assists six people on a 32-foot boat approximately 56 nautical miles offshore Freeport, Texas, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders​ received a notification at​ 12:30​ p.m. Saturday of a disabled and adrift boat with six people aboard approximately 30 miles offshore Freeport.​ The reporting source was a friend who had communications Leer másCoast Guard assists disabled boat 56 miles offshore Freeport, Texas[…]

Coast Guard crews rescue three mariners near Anna Maria Island

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. —​ The Coast Guard rescue three mariners from a vessel taking on water two nautical miles west​ of Anna Maria Island, Florida Friday. A Coast Guard Station Cortez 45-foot Response Boat–Medium boat crew arrived at 7:50 p.m. to the​ 70-foot commercial fishing vessel Warrior, took the three crewmembers​ off the vessel, and Leer másCoast Guard crews rescue three mariners near Anna Maria Island[…]

Coast Guard HITRON History Series: Rear Adm. Donna Cottrell

The U.S. Coast Guard Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron (HITRON) operations started as an experiment in 1998 to halt the flow of illegal drugs into the U.S. Drug trafficking organizations primarily used “go-fast” boats, high-speed smuggling vessels capable of traveling over twice the speed of Coast Guard cutters. The Coast Guard needed a way to counter Leer másCoast Guard HITRON History Series: Rear Adm. Donna Cottrell[…]

Coast Guard MH-65 Kodiak aircrew medevac man near Dutch Harbor, Alaska

DUTCH HARBOR, Alaska — A Coast Guard MH-65 helicopter aircrew medevac an injured fisherman​ Wednesday in the Bering Sea, about 80 miles northeast of Dutch​ Harbor. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew based out of Air Station Kodiak and​ deployed aboard Cutter Alex Haley, hoisted the man from the vessel​ Magnus Martens after he suffered a severe leg injury. He Leer másCoast Guard MH-65 Kodiak aircrew medevac man near Dutch Harbor, Alaska[…]

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