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Pilot rescued after plane crash in Humboldt Bay

Pilot rescued after plane crash in Humboldt Bay

EUREKA – The U.S. Coast Guard and partner agencies responded to a plane crash in North Humboldt Bay on Thursday morning, Feb. 6. At approximately 7:10 a.m., the Eureka Police Department relayed a distress call to Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay watchstanders from a commercial pilot after his plane crashed.  Watchstanders dispatched a Coast Guard

Coast Guard calls off search for HSU student swept out to sea

NORTH JETTY – The U.S. Coast Guard suspended its search this morning for a 19-year-old Humboldt State student who was swept into the sea Monday afternoon, Oct. 29 while fishing with friends. The Coast Guard was called to the North Jetty of Humboldt Bay at 4:32 p.m. to search for KeyMaan Stringer, a freshman from

Coast Guard rescues overdue kayaker near Albion Point

U.S. Coast Guard MCKINLEYVILLE – The Coast Guard rescued a kayaker who was stranded during a fishing trip after his kayak began taking on water through a hole in the hull on the Albion River, Sunday.  The kayaker’s wife called Coast Guard Station Noyo River watchstanders around sunset, reporting her husband, who was supposed to return before dark, was

Local Coast Guard crews targeted by lasers

U.S. Coast Guard MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard is asking the public for tips or information regarding recent laser attacks aimed against rescue helicopter crews.  The latest attack occurred Tuesday evening near the Arcata-Eureka airport as an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Humboldt Bay was conducting a practice instrument approach.  The helicopter

U.S. Coast Guard to hold open house Saturday

 U.S. Coast Guard SAMOA PENINSULA – Coast Guard Station Humboldt Bay personnel are scheduled to host an open house event Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the station, located at 200 New Navy Base Road in Eureka.  The free, public event will welcome members of the community onto the base to see Coast Guard helicopters and small boats

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