Coast Guard opens investigation of Mobile Bay incident as two more bodies are recovered

LOS ANGELES - A MH-65C Dolphin helicopter crew from Air Station Los Angeles conducts flight training just off the coast of San Pedro, Calif., March 18, 2012. Coast Guard aircrew members must constantly train together to keep their life saving skills sharp for the next mayday call. U.S. Coast Guard photograph by Petty Officer 1st Class Adam Eggers

USCG MH-65C file photograph by Petty Officer 1st Class Adam Eggers

MOBILE – Two bodies were recovered in the vicinity of Dauphin Island found to be connected to the Dauphin Island Regatta, Thursday.

The Coast Guard and the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency have confirmed those recovered to be Adam Clark, a 17-year-old Mobile, Alabama resident, and Robert Thomas, a 50-year-old Pickens, Mississippi resident.

The search for the one remaining missing person continues.

The Coast Guard and the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency are conducting a joint investigation into the circumstances surrounding the events in Mobile Bay on Saturday during the Dauphin Island Regatta.

The Unified Command requests anyone involved in the Dauphin Island Regatta, or that can provide pertinent information with respect to the events surrounding the Regatta, complete the questionnaire at the following link: http://ift.tt/1Q30QoN

Send the completed questionnaire to Coast Guard Sector Mobile by fax at (251) 441-5682 or by email at sectormobile-investigations@uscg.mil

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