Coast Guard locates missing fisherman near the Chandeleur Islands

65 New OrleansNEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has located the man believed to be lost near the Chandeleur Islands in Louisiana, Monday.

Thanh Tran was believed to be lost on the ICW between Abbeville, Louisiana and Biloxi, Mississippi after last being seen on the fishing vessel Tina H in Abbeville, Tuesday.

A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans spotted the Tina H anchored west of the Chandeleur Islands and hoisted Tran and the other crewmember, returning them to the air station.

No injuries were reported.

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