NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a report of a person in the water approximately one mile from Pelican Island near Venice, Louisiana, Wednesday.
Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 2:25 p.m. of an Asian man falling overboard on a 22-foot fishing vessel.
Involved in the search are:
– A Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter crew
– A Coast Guard Station Venice 24-foot Special Purpose Craft crew
– A Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile HC-144 Ocean Sentry crew
Anyone with information please contact Sector New Orleans at (504) 365-2200.