Coast Guard assisting in search for survivors of downed small aircraft near Pellicer Creek

Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter File Photo

Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter File Photo

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard is assisting in the search for survivors of a downed small aircraft Friday in the vicinity of Pellicer Creek.

Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville Command Center were notified of the situation at 11:30 p.m., Thursday, by St. Johns County Fire Rescue.

A crew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater was launched at 2:15 a.m. to search for survivors.

Other agencies involved in the search include:

  • Flagler County Sheriff’s Office
  • St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office
  • St. Johns County Fire Rescue
  • Volusia County Sheriff’s Office
  • Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

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