The transfer affects most active-duty operational HC-130s and HH-60 Pave Hawks, and most combat rescue officers and pararescuemen, as well as the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center
at Langley Air Force Base, Va.
"It's not as bizarre as you would imagine," says Major Allan Knox of the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center
''The plane went down at Lamjhora, the entrance to the Lukla valley and there are no survivors,'' officials at the rescue coordination center
at Tribhuvan International Airport said.
On 21 July, Singapore tanker HL Moogal called the Joint Rescue Coordination Center
in Honolulu, Hawaii, regarding a 32-year-old crewman who was suffering from appendicitis and needed medical care.
From there, the information was forwarded to the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center
in Anchorage and to North Slope Borough rescue officials.
The 85-year-old was aboard the Costa Luminosa off the coast of south-west Saudi Arabia when the Maritime Rescue Coordination Center
in Jeddah received an emergency call from the King Abdulaziz International Airport's search and rescue center, saying the women needed emergency medical attention.The details of the message was passed to the Saudi Arabia Border Guards.
Spokesman of the Border Guards Commodore Saher bin Mohammed Al-Harbi said that the Joint Marine Rescue Coordination Center
's Red Sea and Gulf of Aqaba Commission (JMRCC) of the Border Guards received a telephone call stating that a crew member of a commercial vessel in international waters suffered an emergency condition requiring urgent evacuation for medical care.
Larnaca's Joint Rescue Coordination Center
(JRCC) has launched a smartphone app to reduce authorities' response time when receiving alerts sent by a vessel or a person in distress, close to the shore.
The Indian Coast Guard and the Maritime Rescue Coordination Center
(MRCC) are jointly carrying out the rescue operation.
A statement from the vessel's owner Gearbulk, an international shipping company, said the search and rescue operation led by Singapore Maritime Rescue Coordination Center
, is being stepped up.
Air Force Rescue Coordination Center
received a request for help from the Venezuelan ship and rescue personnel arrived at the scene Saturday afternoon.