Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater in Susquehanna River

BALTIMORE – The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing boater in the Susquehanna River Sunday after a pleasure craft reportedly capsized just north of the Conowingo Dam near Conowingo, Md.

Missing is Phillip Schimboff, 45, of Delta, Pa.

The Coast Guard suspended its search at 11:50 a.m., after searching approximately 12 square nautical miles last night and this morning.

A HH-65 Dolphin helicopter rescue crew from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City, N.J., completed a first light search starting at 6:03 a.m.

Maryland Natural Resources Police along with a Harford County Fire Rescue boatcrew, a Cecil County Fire Rescue boatcrew, a Maryland State Police helicopter and a HH-65 Dolphin helicopter rescue crew from Air Station Atlantic City searched Saturday evening.

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