Tag Archives: medevac

Coast Guard transports injured fisherman to St.Paul

MH-60 Jayhawk parked in Cold Bay. (Photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Charly Hengen/Coast Guard) Mitch Borden/KMXT Last week, the Coast Guard medevaced a man from a fishing vessel about 260 miles north of Cold Bay in 20 mph winds and 10 foot seas.  A MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and its crew deployed from the Coast Guard forward operating base in ... Read More »

Coast Guard Medevacs Fisherman East of Kodiak

Fishing vessel Cape Greig. (Screen grab of video courtesy of U.S. Coast Guard District 17) Kayla Desroches/KMXT The United States Coast Guard medevac’d a fisherman east of Kodiak last week. According to a Coast Guard press release, Discovery Health Partners alerted Juneau watchstanders Tuesday that the man possibly had appendicitis. At the time, the 50-year-old was aboard the fishing vessel ... Read More »

Coast Guard Medevacs Woman Southwest of Cold Bay

Kayla Desroches/KMXT The Coast Guard medevac’d a woman from a motor ship roughly 40 miles southwest of Cold Bay Saturday. According to a Coast Guard press release, Global Rescue personnel got a report that an 87-year-old woman on the vessel The World had symptoms of a heart attack. Global Rescue then relayed the message to Coast Guard watchstanders, who sent ... Read More »

Coast Guard Medevacs Fisherman From Shelikof Strait

Kayla Desroches/KMXT The U.S. Coast Guard medevac’d a man with a broken ankle from a fishing vessel this weekend. According to a Coast Guard press release, Anchorage watchstanders received a report Sunday that a crewmember aboard the New Dawn had been injured. The vessel was located in the Shelikof Strait area at the time. A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak ... Read More »

Air Station Kodiak Crews Keep Busy Out of Cold Bay

A pair of Air Station Kodiak helicopter crews were busy yesterday with emergency medical hoists from ships in Alaska waters. The Coast Guard aircrews forward deployed to Cold Bay for the fishing season medevac’d an 80-year-old woman and a 34-year-old male during separate cases. Early Wednesday Coast Guard watchstanders received a report from the cruise ship Sun Princess that a ... Read More »

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