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By on Jul 3, 2015 in Safety | 0 comments

Just a quick reminder that with Independence Day around the corner safety is important. We want you to enjoy a happy and safe holiday, and as always, be careful out there.

Ferry Overturns in Philippines

By on Jul 2, 2015 in News | 0 comments

A ferry with 173 people on board overturned in rough waters in the central Philippines on Thursday as rescuers rushed to the scene, the coast guard said. Source: Ferry With 173 on Board Overturns in Philippines: Coast Guard

Coast Guard identifies deadly crash victims

By on Jul 1, 2015 in News | 0 comments

GRASONVILLE, Md. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard has identified the victims of a boat crash that left one child dead and three adults seriously injured. The Coast Guard says 7-year-old Julianne Rosela was killed Sunday afternoon when a racing boat lost control and crashed into a crowd of onlookers off Kent Island. Source: Coast Guard identifies victims in deadly racing boat crash

Coast Guard helicopter crash-lands

By on Jun 30, 2015 in News | 0 comments

A Coast Guard helicopter crashed on its side at San Francisco International Airport during a routine maintenance flight Monday, but the two pilots aboard escaped major injury, authorities said. The pilots took off in their orange Eurocopter MH-65D Dolphin for a test flight and were returning to the station when something went wrong and the aircraft landed on its left side, said Coast Guard Petty Officer First Class Bill Colclough. The accident did not affect commercial flight operations, said airport spokesman Doug Yakel. […] some aircraft were told to hold in place as airport fire engines rushed to the stricken helicopter. “What’s going on?” a pilot asked an air traffic controller, according to a recording by liveatc.net. Source: Coast Guard helicopter crash-lands at SFO –...

Coast Guard rescues lost divers off Gulf of Mexico

By on Jun 29, 2015 in News | 0 comments

Crews rescued divers off the Texas coast and another rescue off the Florida coast Saturday Source: Coast Guard rescues lost divers off Gulf of Mexico