Posts Tagged ‘US Coast Guard’
 

 
Oh snap! The broken off tail makes for a nifty escape hatch.

Move Over Sully…

Over half a century before the "Miracle on the Hudson," Pan Am Flight 6 ditched into Pacific and everyone made it home safely.
by Phil Derner Jr.

 
 

Coast Guard Choppers Intercept Small Plane Near US Capital

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

Coast Guard Buys Three Lockheed Martin HC-130J Airplanes

The US Coast Guard has ordered three new Lockheed Martin HC-130J airplanes to augment its surveillance and search and rescue capabilities.
by admin
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US Coast Guard Sikorsky HH-52A helicopter at Museum of Flight in Seattle.

PHOTOS: Classic Coast Guard Chopper Finds New Home at Seattle’s Museum of Flight

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.
by Tad Carlson
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Inside the US Coast Guard’s SAR Response to a Plane Crash

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.”
by George Damanis
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