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  • Hurricane Harvey

Described as the worst disaster in Texas history, Hurricane Harvey made landfall near Rockport on August 25, 2017. Torrential precipitations ( peaks of 827 mm ) caused flooding to the north and east of the Houston area resulted in mandatory evacuations for portions of Liberty, Jefferson, and Tyler counties. As of August 30, has caused at least 30 confirmed deaths (1 in Guyana, and 29 in the United States) and estimates of economic losses range anywhere from $10 billion to $50 billion


Houston Police Dept Responds to Hurricane Harvey, 27-Sep-17 : The Houston Police Dept used their Bell 412 helicopters to provide transportation and rescue services in the flooded city after Hurricane Harvey

Airbus Support to Aid Hurricane Harvey Recovery, 05-Sep-17 : Airbus Helicopters USA, with headquarters located in Texas, provided aircraft for Hurricane Harvey recovery support, including surveillance of flooded areas, supply deliveries and passenger evacuations

US Navy Squadrons Transition for Hurricane Harvey, 02-Sep-17 : US Navy Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron HSC-7 and HSC-28 transitioning support of Hurricane Harvey relief efforts to HSC-21 and HSC-23

Leonardo Aid for Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief Efforts, 02-Sep-17 : A number of Leonardo products and technologies have been activated in support of disaster relief and recovery, including satellites, aircraft, and AW139 helicopters

New York Pave Hawks Saves 546 in Harvey Mission, 01-Sep-17 : Three HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopters from the 106th Rescue Wing of the New York Air National Guard helped in the rescue of 546 people during a week-long deployment to Texas for Hurricane Harvey relief

31-Aug-17 - Virginia National Guard Helicopters to Texas
31-Aug-17 - CBP UH-1N Supporting FEMA After Hurricane Harvey
30-Aug-17 - Navy Seahawks Rescue 227 on First Day
30-Aug-17 - 26th MEU to Support Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts
29-Aug-17 - CHI Aviation Joins Harvey Disaster Relief Efforts #HurricaneHarvey
28-Aug-17 - Air Evac Lifeteam Response to Hurricane Harvey #HurricaneHarvey

Individual helicopters

Model C/NID
412ep 36142 N412F Sep17 with HPD during Hurricane Harvey relif operations...
as350b2 4026 N702TX 30aug17 in Houston, TX...
ec135p2+ 1146 N315RX Methodist AirCare in San Antonio, TX op by REACH; 29aug17 pictured bei...
h145 20098 N416AH Sep17 pictured (pic1) in relief support during Hurricane Harvey...
hh-60j 70-622 6001 asg CGAS ATC Mobile, yellow livery...
hh-60j 70-1704 6022 asg CGAS San Diego pictured (pic3) being deployed to Texas in suppor...
hh-65 6195 6542 Jan18 MH-65D type asg CGAS Miami pictured (pic2) with PO2 Ashlee Leppe...
mh-60s us167874? 167874 as HC-7 /AC-615 pictured in Easterwood, Texas during Hurricane Harve...
uh-60a 70-1316 88-26114 25nov14 pictured (pic4) 101 RQS NYANG in Fort Hood, TX for Hurricane ...

Model IDs
Bell 412EP N412F    
Sikorsky HH-60J Jayhawk 6001     6022    
Sikorsky MH-60S Seahawk 167874    
Sikorsky UH-60A Black Hawk 88-26114    
Eurocopter EC135P2+ N315RX    
Eurocopter AS350B2 Ecureuil N702TX    
Aerospatiale HH-65 Dolphin 6542    
Airbus Helicopters H145 / EC145T2 N416AH    

US Coast Guard

By August 30, the Coast Guard has saved 4,322 lives in the Houston area through search-and-rescue operations .

Hurricane Harvey CGAS Corpus Christi

Hurricane Harvey Aviation Traning Center Mobile Alabama

Hurricane Harvey CGAS New Orleans

Hurricane Harvey CGAS San Diego

US Navy

US Navy Squadrons HSC-7 and HSC-28 deployed 6 MH-60S Seahawks at Easterwood Airport from where they completed 358 rescues in 225 flight hours. On September 2 they were replaced by HSC-21 and HSC-23

Hurricane Harvey


Air and Marine Operations (AMO) deployed UH-60 Black Hawks, UH-1Ns, and AS350 A-Star helicopters; Super King Air 350ER Multi-Role Enforcement Aircraft; and P-3 Orions to aid with search and rescue, transport, communications relay, and air traffic coordination.

Hurricane Harvey CBP Black Hawk and UH-1N crews briefing at Kelly AFB before starting relief operations

Hurricane Harvey Customs Border Protection CBP Black Hawk

National Guard

As of August 29, Air National Guard units involved:

Texas: entire 12,000 called up
Alaska: ~13 airmen with the 176th Rescue Wing
California: ~90 airmen with the 129th Rescue Wing
Connecticut: A C-130 Hercules transport plane with eight airmen from the 103rd Airlift Wing
Florida: ~100 airmen with the 920th Rescue Wing
Kentucky: ~20 airmen with the 123rd Special Tactics Squadron
Louisiana: ~500 guards. 8 helicopters
New York: ~100 airmen, a C-130, three HH-60 Pave Hawk and two C-17 transports with the 106th Rescue Wing
Oregon: ~15 of 125th Special Tactics Squadron for rescue and restoring airfields so supplies can be flown in.

Hurricane Harvey Hurricane Harvey Texas Army National Guard 36th Combat Aviation Brigade

Hurricane Harvey Arizona Army National Guard deployed 1 Lakota and 3 Black Hawks helicopters

Hurricane Harvey New York Air National Guard Pave Hawk helicopters in Fort Hood, Texas, headed to Houston


Hurricane Harvey Airbus supported residents of the Texas Gulf Region with aircraft and supplies

Civilian Organizations

- Era Helicopters Louisiana based AW139 regularly used in the Gulf of Mexico
- Life Air Rescue from Louisiana traveled to Beaumont, Texas, to evacuate babies from a hospital there and transport them to Shreveport.
- Air Evac Lifeteam
- CHI Aviation
- Erlanger Life Force

Hurricane Harvey Methodist AirCare

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