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Inside the US Coast Guard’s SAR Response to a Plane Crash

Posted March 18, 2014 by George Damanis

What’s involved in a waterborne search for a missing plane? The Coast Guard and its hardworking members have been and continue to be semper paratus, or “always ready.”

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US Coast Guard HC-130 takes off from Lajes Air Base in the Azores. (Photo by João Eduardo Sequeira via wikipedia, CC-BY-SA)
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Coast Guard Buys Three Lockheed Martin HC-130J Airplanes

Posted October 3, 2012 by NYCA Admin

The US Coast Guard has ordered three new Lockheed Martin HC-130J airplanes to augment its surveillance and search and rescue capabilities.






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Flight path of the twin-engine Cessna 421, N48DL. (Map by FlightAware.com)
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Unconscious Pilot at Controls of Plane Over Gulf of Mexico

Posted April 19, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Two F-15 pilots Thursday morning discovered that the pilot of a plane flying aimlessly over the Gulf of Mexico was apparently unconscious.






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Two Marines Rescued After Fighter Jet Crash off Mexican Coast

Posted August 11, 2011 by BNO News

Two U.S. Marines were rescued safely after their F/A-18 Hornet fighter jet crashed off Mexico’s Pacific coast on late Wednesday evening, officials said on Thursday.






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Coast Guard Choppers Intercept Small Plane Near US Capital

Posted June 18, 2011 by BNO News

Two U.S. Coast Guard helicopters late Saturday morning intercepted a small plane after it entered restricted airspace near Washington, D.C., officials said.






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US Coast Guard Sikorsky HH-52A helicopter at Museum of Flight in Seattle.
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PHOTOS: Classic Coast Guard Chopper Finds New Home at Seattle’s Museum of Flight

Posted June 16, 2011 by Tad Carlson

Nearly three decades after its final flight, a United States Coast Guard Sikorsky HH-52A Seaguard is once again airborne, hung from the rafters of the Museum of Flight.






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Coast Guard Chopper Forced to Land After Pilots Flashed with Laser

Posted August 27, 2010 by BNO News

A Coast Guard MH-65C Dolphin helicopter in California was forced to make a precautionary landing Thursday night at their hangar after someone illuminated the crew with a laser, the U.S. Coast Guard said Friday.






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Oh snap! The broken off tail makes for a nifty escape hatch.
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Move Over Sully…

Posted October 16, 2009 by Phil Derner Jr.

Over half a century before the “Miracle on the Hudson,” Pan Am Flight 6 ditched into Pacific and everyone made it home safely.






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