Coast Guard suspends search for missing man in Bush River, Md

5th Coast Guard District News
BALTIMORE – The Coast Guard suspended its search at 2:56 p.m. Sunday for a missing man in the vicinity of Aberdeen, Md..

At 6:24 p.m. Saturday Coast Guard Sector Baltimore Command Center watchstanders received a call from Hartford County 911 dispatch reporting a 55-year-old man had fallen overboard from a pontoon boat while crabbing and had not resurfaced.

A rescue crew from Coast Guard Station Stillpond, a Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City, N.J., HH-65 rescue helicopter crew, a Baltimore County Police helicopter crew along with personnel from Maryland Natural Resources Police, Aberdeen Proving Grounds Police Department and the Hartford County Police Deparment Dive Team were on scene searching for the man.

The Coast Guard searched a total of 95 square miles in approximately 19 hours for the man.

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