Coast Guard ends search for plane crash victim near Tangier Island, Va.

Coast Guard District 5 NewsBALTIMORE — The Coast Guard ended its search Monday for a missing female passenger from a plane that crashed off the coast of Tangier Island Sunday.

An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C., located the woman, and a Maryland Natural Resources Police boatcrew recovered her unresponsive. The woman was transferred to members of the Virginia Marine Resources Commission who transported her to shore.

A 25-foot Response Boat – Small crew from Coast Guard Station Crisfield, Md., a 41-foot Utility Boat crew from Coast Guard Station St. Inigoes, Md., a Jayhawk crew from Air Station Elizabeth City, the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Albacore, homeported in Virginia Beach, Va., a Maryland State Police helicopter crew and a Maryland Natural Resources Police boatcrew participated in the search.

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