11th District Pacific Southwest Public Affairs
July 06, 2013
11th District Public Affairs
Contact: Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart
Office: (510) 772-8865
Coast Guard responds to plane crash in San Francisco
ALAMEDA, Calif -- The Coast Guard and other agencies responded to a plane crash at San Francisco Airport Saturday.
Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders received a call around noon of a Boeing 777 that crashed at the SFO airport.
San Francisco Fire Department personnel are on scene. Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco launched an MH- 65 Dolphin helicopter rescue crew and medically evacuated two individuals to Stanford Hospital.
Air Station San Francisco is on standby to launch another helicopter; personnel are with the setup with a triage station.
The severity and number of injuries are unknown.
The plane crash is under investigation.
For more information call San Francisco Airport Manager at 650-821-5222
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