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usa Coast Guard Air Station Sitka

US Coast Guard

CGAS Sitka

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Coast Guard Air Station Sitka
Established 1977 after relocating from Annette, Sitka is Southeast Alaska's Premier Search and Rescue Service Air Station. Sitka area of responsibility (AOR) encompasses the entire Southeast region of Alaska from Dixon Entrance north to Central Alaska and from the U.S./Canadian border west to the central Gulf of Alaska.

Sitka has the most demanding flight environment for US Coast Guard aircraft operations. With 12,000 miles of isolated and rugged coastline including numerous remote villages and characterized by mountainous terrain, severe weather and vast distances between fuel caches and landing sites.

As of 2017, operates three MH-60T Jayhawk helicopters.

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Army Assists in Coast Guard Crashed Helicopter Recovery

Army Assists in Coast Guard Crashed Helicopter Recovery

13-Dec-23 - US Army Downed Aircraft Recovery Team (DART) within Delta Company, 1-52 General Support Aviation Battalion (1-52 GSAB) assisted in the recovery of the Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter crashed November 13 at Read Island, near Juneau, Alaska #Alaska
Coast Guard Sitka Hangar Equipment

Coast Guard Sitka Hangar Equipment

07-Feb-19 - SAFE Structure Designs contracted to provide aviation maintenance tools for the Sikorsky MH-60T fleet based at US Coast Guard Station Sitka in Alaska #HangarEquipment


1977-    Sitka Rocky GutierrezPASI

helicopter   Models

Years Models
1994-    S-70 H-60
1977/94 HH-3F Pelican

Coast Guard Air Station Sitka List of helicopters

C/N VersionBuiltIn this Org In other Org
61-599 hh-3f 1434 : 1986- asg CGAS Sitka
61-629 hh-3f 1467 : 30 asg CGAS Sitka, Alaska, I flew on this aircraft during a Northern Fish +
- 1467
61-634 w/o 2000 hh-3f 1969 1472 : -1980 asg CGAS Sitka, Alaska. PO2 Collins, USCG aircrewman on many SAR mis+
- N500XL
61-639 hh-3f 1477 : -1980 asg CGAS Sitka, Alaksa. I flew as an aircrewman on many missions in +
61-657 hh-3f 1480 : 1979-1980 asg CGAS Sitka, Alaska; a/c 1480 was the first aircraft on sce+
61-659 hh-3f 1482 : asg CGAS Sitka
61-663 hh-3f 1972 1486 : Sikorsky S-61R c/n 61-663, ff?; del USCG as HH-3F 1486, 26Jul72; xfer AVTR+
: May/June 1978: While doing Platform Pickup training at Sitka Alaska in Cre+
61-667 hh-3f 1490 : asg CGAS Sitka, Alaska. I was a PO3 aircrewman on many SAR missions in th+
: Sitka, Alaska. I was ASM2 on 1490 Lt. Cronin was pilot and Lt. Simpson was+
70-623 hh-60j 6002 : pictured (pic3) at CGAS Sitka, Alaska on training. Dormant volcan Mount Ed+
: MH-60T type, Alaska
70-1588 hh-60j 6015 : 2018 asg CGAS Sitka
70-1698 hh-60j 6016 : w/o 13no23 at Read Island, near Juneau, Alaska . 2 of 4 crewmen injured
70-1699 w/o 2010 hh-60j 6017 : conv MH-60T; jul10 CGAS Sitka
: w/o 07jul10 en route from Astoria, Oregon to Coast Guard station Sitka, Al+
70-1706 hh-60j 6024 : pictured (pic1) at CGAS Sitka following the annual Alaska Day Parade
70-1784 hh-60j 6025 : pictured in CGAS Sitka, Alaska
70-1791 hh-60j 6032 : pictured in CGAS Sitka, Alaska
70-1955 hh-60j 6034 : conv to MH-60T; 2011 CGAS Sitka
70-1957 hh-60j 6036 : MH-60T type asg CGAS Sitka, Alaska
70-1959 hh-60j 6038 : MH-60J type asg CGAS Sitka
70-1576 sh-60f 6043 : pictured in CGAS Sitka, Alaska
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