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Plane crash survivor improves in Seattle

...beaches near Eldred Rock are stony, and he elected to ditch in the water just offshore. As the plane descended, Mackowiak's mayday calls were picked up by a passing Alaska Seaplanes aircraft, which passed the message to Juneau.During the ditching, the...
Mayday call on Tuesday may have been a hoax that began Tuesday afternoon in response to a Mayday call that may have been a hoax. The call received at...information other than the international distress signal "Mayday, Mayday." The Coast Guard launched a rescue boat crew about...
Five Britons killed after whale boat sinks

...vessel sank so quickly the crew didn't have time to issue a mayday. The capsizing occurred off Tofino, a popular destination...That's why there weren't any communications on the radio, no mayday," Smith said.Bray, the owner, said the boat sank in an...
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Life-threatening injuries for one survivor after plane crash

...others when the small plane crashed in Lynn Canal north of Berners Bay on Wednesday afternoon.The pilot of the plane issued a mayday call and reported the plane's engine had died, according to Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Meredith Manning. The pilot...
Vessel grounds near Juneau

...reported that five crew members were rescued after their fishing vessel took on water near Juneau. The Coast Guard says it got a mayday call from a crew member aboard the 59-foot fishing vessel Patty J early Saturday about 26 miles southwest of Juneau in Square...

...Kake, reported an engine room fire growing out of control. Worthington and Darren Manual of Spokane, Wash., broadcast a mayday call and abandoned the 55-foot boat for a life raft. Taku diverted course in 35-knot winds and 10-foot seas to pull the...
Fiery Vegas plane ordeal played out in minutes

...accelerating for takeoff.With the aircraft traveling anywhere from 40 to 100 mph, the pilot brought it to a halt. "Mayday, mayday," said the calm, deliberate voice from the plane's cockpit to the air traffic control tower requesting help with...
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Coast Guard rescues 4 from sinking vessel near Lituya Bay

...Petersburg, and transported them safely to emergency medical services at Air Station Sitka.Sector Juneau watchstanders received a mayday call from the captain of the Kupreanof reporting that the vessel was taking on water. Watchstanders directed the launch of...
Melino's Marine Services: Expecting the Unexpected

...tourists in Hoonah a safety talk before starting a tour, and a mayday call came over the radio.A whale had breached and hit a sailboat...they made it).Though what initially got him interested was a mayday call, that's not what he does, he said."I'm not the...
Stimson docks in Kodiak after 17 years in Dutch Harbor

...on Thursday.The Stimson is named in honor of First Sgt. John Stimson, who died on Jan. 14, 1983 while responding to a mayday call. Its primary function is the enforcement of commercial fisheries in the Bering Sea and Bristol Bay.The Stimson was brought...


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