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Coast Guard MH-65 rescue sailor offshore Eureka

MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin aircrew rescue a sailor after his sailboat the “Agua Star” was beset by weather approximately 80 nautical miles west of Eureka. Saturday, September 30, 2023. U.S. Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay watchstanders received multiple radio transmissions around 11:40 a.m. Saturday from the Captain of the Agua Star, stating Leer másCoast Guard MH-65 rescue sailor offshore Eureka[…]

Coast Guard Humboldt Bay MH-65 conducts 2 medevacs in 1 day

McKinleyville, Calif. — Coast Guard Humboldt Bay MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrews medevac two people during two separate search and rescue cases off the Northern California coast on Monday, May 8, 2023. U.S. Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay watchstanders received an agency assist request from CALFIRE to medical evacuation a female hiker suffering from symptoms of Leer másCoast Guard Humboldt Bay MH-65 conducts 2 medevacs in 1 day[…]

Coast Guard MH-65 aircrew rescue missing hiker near Gasquet

MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. – A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin aircrew rescue a missing hiker near Gasquet, California, and continues to search for a second hiker. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay received an agency assist request from Del Norte County Sheriff’s office regarding two missing hikers near Smith River at approximately 9:40 a.m. Saturday. Watchstanders directed the Leer másCoast Guard MH-65 aircrew rescue missing hiker near Gasquet[…]

Coast Guard rescue 3​ people off sinking crab fishing boat

EUREKA, Calif. —​ The Coast Guard rescue three people after their commercial crab fishing boat, Sunup, lost propulsion and collided with the jetties while attempting to transit through the entrance channel in Humboldt Bay, Sunday. ​At approximately 6:20 p.m.,​ Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay​ watchstanders​ received a distress call on VHF-FM channel 16 from the fishing vessel Leer másCoast Guard rescue 3​ people off sinking crab fishing boat[…]

Coast Guard MH-65 aircrew rescue 3 from fishing boat near Big Lagoon

MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. —​ A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopter aircrew rescue three people Sunday after their fishing boat lost propulsion approximately a quarter mile from Big Lagoon. The captain of the fishing boat «Jeannie II» notified to Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay​ watchstanders via VHF channel 16 at approximately 2:40 p.m. stating their vessel Leer másCoast Guard MH-65 aircrew rescue 3 from fishing boat near Big Lagoon[…]

Coast Guard rescue firefighter in Mendocino National Forest

MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard rescue an injured firefighter from a ridge near Snow Mountain Wilderness in the Mendocino National Forest Sunday evening. At 10:50 p.m. Sunday, Mendocino County Fire Dispatch personnel requested the Coast Guard’s assistance with the rescue of an injured firefighter who was experiencing heat stroke symptoms while working in rough Leer másCoast Guard rescue firefighter in Mendocino National Forest[…]

Coast Guard aircrew receive awards for rescue 2 firefighters of the flames

A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew received the awards for rescue of two firefighters in a mountainside engulfed in flames. MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif.​ — Rear Adm. Brian Penoyer, the Eleventh Coast Guard District commander,​ presented Distinguished Flying Crosses to Cmdr. Derek Schramel, an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter pilot, and Petty Officer 1st Class Graham McGinnis, an Leer másCoast Guard aircrew receive awards for rescue 2 firefighters of the flames[…]

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