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Video: Coast Guard Lands With Injured Patient

Video: Coast Guard Lands With Injured Patient

[Updated with video] Shortly after 5.00am this morning [Feb 15], a US Coast Guard helicopter landed at LF Wade International Airport after executing an emergency medical evacuation some miles off Bermuda’s coast. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson confirmed that on Saturday February 13th, officials from the Singapore flagged chemical... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: RFA Lyme Bay Ship & Helicopter

Photos & Video: RFA Lyme Bay Ship & Helicopter

[Updated] The Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship RFA Lyme Bay is presently docked in St George’s, and a helicopter from the ship took off at around 1.30pm this afternoon [July 7] and is presently flying over the island.The Royal Navy website describes the vessel by saying: “RFA Lyme Bay is capable of delivering a significant fighting force anywhere... Read more of this article

Video: Royal Navy Helicopter Picks Up Governor

Video: Royal Navy Helicopter Picks Up Governor

[Updated] As many people may have noticed, there is a helicopter buzzing overhead today [Apr 15], having flown from the west end, to Devonshire, then traveled back to the west end. The Governor and his ADC get ready to board the helicopterThe helicopter, which is off the Royal Navy’s HMS Lancaster which is presently in Dockyard, landed on police... Read more of this article

Coast Guard Plane & Navy Helicopter Fly Over

Coast Guard Plane & Navy Helicopter Fly Over

[Updated: Airport to open at 5pm on Sunday] While the airport was closed today [Oct 18] there has been some activity in the sky, with a US Coast Guard airplane flying over the island, while a UK Royal Navy helicopter flew over to assess the damage caused by Hurricane Gonzalo. In their update this evening, the Emergency Measures Organisation [EMO] said... Read more of this article

American Navy Helicopter Lands In Bermuda

American Navy Helicopter Lands In Bermuda

This afternoon [Feb 13] a U.S. Navy helicopter landed in Bermuda, with the aircraft flying in to drop off a crew member from a nearby Navy ship following the death of his mother.The USS Gunston Hall ship is located about 75 miles off Bermuda, and unfortunately one of the crew members received word that his mother passed away. He was transported to... Read more of this article

Video: Coast Guard Helicopter Lands In Bermuda

Video: Coast Guard Helicopter Lands In Bermuda

[Updated] A U.S Coast Guard helicopter landed in Bermuda in the early hours of this morning [Nov 19] after transporting an injured person off a container ship located approximately 50 miles off Bermuda. The helicopter arrived in Bermuda at just after 11pm last night to take on fuel, and left at around midnight to head out to the ship to rescue the person.... Read more of this article

Cruise Passenger Evacuated By US Coast Guard

Cruise Passenger Evacuated By US Coast Guard

A 50-year-old man from the cruise ship Norwegian Dawn was medically evacuated by Coast Guard helicopter rescue crews 160 nautical miles south of Massachusetts yesterday [Aug 21]. Air rescue crews from Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod successfully hoisted the man into their MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and transported him to Hyannis Airport. Local EMS further... Read more of this article

Video: Sailor En Route To Bermuda Rescued

Video: Sailor En Route To Bermuda Rescued

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued a Bermuda-bound sailor from his disabled vessel approximately 195 miles southeast of Cape Cod on Thursday morning [May 16]. The 30-foot sailing vessel Arabella had departed Connecticut on May 14 and was en route Bermuda. After the Coast Guard received the distress call, a HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft crew and an MH-60 Jayhawk... Read more of this article

Four Sailors Rescued 70 Miles Off Bermuda

Four Sailors Rescued 70 Miles Off Bermuda

[Updated with photo gallery & video] Following a search which involved three U.S. Coast Guard aircraft, four Irish sailors were rescued from their 48-ft sailboat 70 miles north of Bermuda this morning [Feb 9].The four people are now safely on board the “Tetian Trader” — a ship that had diverted to join the search and rescue effort. At... Read more of this article

Photos: Visiting U.S. Military Aircraft Depart

Photos: Visiting U.S. Military Aircraft Depart

Five United States Air Force aircraft landed at the LF Wade International Airport yesterday [Nov 26], and the two Bell Boeing V-22 Ospreys and three C130 Hercules were seen taking off this morning at approximately 11.00am.The US Air Force website says “The CV-22 Osprey is a tiltrotor aircraft that combines the vertical takeoff, hover and vertical... Read more of this article

Video: Injured Man Arrives Via Navy Helicopter

Video: Injured Man Arrives Via Navy Helicopter

Earlier this afternoon [Aug. 3] a military helicopter touched down at Bermuda’s L.F. Wade International Airport, in order to transfer an injured man to a waiting ambulance. The sailor and helicopter arrived from a U.S. warship that is located to the north of Bermuda.At approximately 3:50pm the helicopter arrived at the airport where it was met... Read more of this article

Injured Man Arrives in Bermuda via Helicopter

Injured Man Arrives in Bermuda via Helicopter

[Updated] At approximately 11:30am today [Jan 2] the US Coast Guard airlifted the deputy captain from the 274 metre ‘Aegean Angel’, after he received injuries in an incident which tragically killed two other men.On December 30th, the 47-year old captain and a 33-year old chief mechanic were killed, and the 34-year old Cypriot deputy captain was... Read more of this article

Video: Injured Man Flown in By Coast Guard

Video: Injured Man Flown in By Coast Guard

[Updated] The US Coast Guard transported a crew member needing medical treatment from a cargo ship about 68 nautical miles off Bermuda this morning [Dec 16].On Tuesday [Dec 14] evening, the Turkish registered general cargo ship M/V Askabat was 350 nautical miles north east of Bermuda and reported having a 31 year old crew member that had received... Read more of this article