Coast Guard suspends search for missing jet skier near Fort Morgan

Coast Guard suspends search for missing jet skier near Fort Morgan
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a reported jet skier struck by lightning near Fort Morgan, Alabama, Monday afternoon. Crews from Coast Guard Station Dauphin Island, the 87-foot Coast Guard Cutter Stingray and Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile, along with rescue crews from Alabama Marine Police and the Fort Morgan Beach Fire Department searched more than 815 square-miles...

Coast Guard conducts 2 medevacs in Gulf of Alaska

Coast Guard conducts 2 medevacs in Gulf of Alaska
An Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew transfers an injured Marine to emergency medical personnel at Air Station Kodiak, Alaska. June 29, 2015.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lauren Steenson) JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard aircrews from Kodiak and Sitka, Alaska, conducted two separate medevacs in the Gulf of Alaska Monday. A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk...

Coast Guard monitoring Falcon 9 rocket debris field

Coast Guard monitoring Falcon 9 rocket debris field
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida – The Coast Guard is working in close coordination with SpaceX and partner agencies to monitor the Falcon 9 debris field currently located more than 150 miles off the Florida-Georgia coast. The Coast Guard is cautioning vessels transiting that area and asking the public to report any sightings of debris that may wash ashore. Currently, no impacts from debris are expected...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man near Kent Island, Md.

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man near Kent Island, Md.
BALTIMORE – The Coast Guard suspended its search Monday for a man missing on the Chesapeake Bay in the vicinity of Kent Island north of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. The name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin. Coast Guard and partner agencies searched for the missing boater from approximately 5 p.m. Sunday until 9:30 a.m. Monday. The search encompassed an area of approximately...

Coast Guard assists 3 on disabled vessel near Juneau, Alaska

Coast Guard assists 3 on disabled vessel near Juneau, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard Station Juneau and Air Station Sitka crews assisted three boaters in Favorite Channel near Juneau, Alaska, Sunday. An Air Station Sitka MH-60 Dolphin helicopter crew located the vessel and a Station Juneau 45-foot Response Boat-Small crew towed the disabled vessel and boaters to Amalga Harbor. Coast Guard Sector Juneau watchstanders received a report from a boater on...

Coast Guard medically evacuates woman northeast of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

Coast Guard medically evacuates woman northeast of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
A Coast Guard aircrew from Air Station Miami provides medical attention to a woman who was medevaced from a sailboat 98 nautical miles northeast of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., June 28. MIAMI — A rescue helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Miami medically evacuated a woman 98 nautical miles northeast of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, Sunday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard 7th District command...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people after sailboat takes on water in Cape Coral, Fla.

Coast Guard rescues 2 people after sailboat takes on water in Cape Coral, Fla.
Fireman Felix Falono, a crewmember from Coast Guard Station Fort Myers Beach, Fla., dewaters a 26-foot sailboat in the Caloosahatchee River, Cape Coral, Fla., Sunday, June 28, 2015.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Brandon J. Willis) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— The Coast Guard rescued two people after their sailboat started taking on water on the Caloosahatchee River in Cape Coral,...

Coast Guard investigates race boat incident near Kent Island, Md. that left 1 dead and 3 injured

Coast Guard investigates race boat incident near Kent Island, Md. that left 1 dead and 3 injured
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard is investigating a boat crash that killed one individual Sunday and injured three more during the Thunder on the Narrows race off Kent Island. Names are being withheld pending notification of next of kin. Coast Guard Sector Baltimore watchstanders received a call at approximately 5:30 p.m. stating a race boat lost control and struck onlookers who were together on spectator...

Coast Guard searching for missing jet skier near Fort Morgan

Coast Guard searching for missing jet skier near Fort Morgan
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a missing jet skier near Fort Morgan, Alabama, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a call from the Baldwin County 911 at approximately 3:40 p.m., stating a jet skier was reportedly struck by lightning and then dragged behind the Jet Ski. The watchstanders directed the launch of Coast Guard rescue crews. The reporting source stated...