The Canadian Coast Guard has announced a new integrated services centre and helicopter hangar at Saint John, New Brunswick.
Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger
Coast Guard crews medevaced a 46-year-old woman Tuesday from the cruise ship Carnival Pride 15 miles east of Charleston. The woman was reported to have suffered a stroke.
Coast Guard Sector Charleston watchstanders received notification at 18:27 hrs Monday and launched a Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopter crew at 07:00 hrs. due to low visibility from heavy fog Monday night. The woman and a nurse were hoisted and taken to Roper St. Francis Hospital at 08:13 hrs.
Video by Petty Officer 1st Class Luke Clayton
A Georgia, US, law enforcement helicopter crashed into an Alabama river in Chilton County on 16 November, leading to the deaths of all onboard crew members.
KDDI Corp. has announced plans to use drone technology to support search and rescue efforts on Mount Fuji.
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Surplus aircraft from the Canadian Coast Guard are to be donated to educational institutions across Canada, in a plan backed by the Canadian Government.