Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship AIDAmar near Bahamas

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship AIDAmar near Bahamas
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter File Photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard medevaced a 71-year-old woman from the cruise ship AIDAmar, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Seventh District Command Center received a request from the cruise ship for the medevac stating the passenger was reportedly suffering from stroke-like symptoms. The Coast Guard launched a Coast Guard...

Coast Guard locates survivors of downed aircraft southeast of Bahamas

Coast Guard locates survivors of downed aircraft southeast of Bahamas
MIAMI — Coast Guard rescue crews located five survivors from a downed aircraft nine nautical miles southeast of Nassau, Bahamas Monday evening. At approximately 7:30 p.m., air traffic controllers in Nassau contacted watchstanders at the Coast Guard 7th District command center to assist in the search of a downed single engine Cessna aircraft with five people reportedly aboard. The watchstanders launched...

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle to visit Nassau

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle to visit Nassau
NASSAU, Bahamas — The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Eagle is scheduled to arrive at Berth 14 at Prince George Wharf in Nassau, Bahamas on Thursday, May 28 at 10 a.m. as part of its 2015 cadet summer training deployment. The Eagle will be open for free public tours on Thursday, May 28 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday, May 29 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, May 30 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. At 295 feet...

Coast Guard assists in search for survivors after 17 dead migrants wash ashore in Haiti

Coast Guard assists in search for survivors after 17 dead migrants wash ashore in Haiti
MIAMI — The U.S. Coast Guard is assisting the Haitian Coast Guard in searching for possible Haitian migrants in the water after it’s believed their sail freighter ran aground in Haitian territorial seas Wednesday. The Coast Guard received notification Thursday evening that 17 deceased bodies washed ashore in Haiti. The Haitian Coast Guard rescued 12 survivors but advised that 19 were still missing. The...

Coast Guard rescues man stranded for five days in Bahamas

Coast Guard rescues man stranded for five days in Bahamas
MIAMI – A man who was stranded on an island in the Bahamas for five days is safe after the Coast Guard rescued him Thursday afternoon. Rescued was Andrew Black, Bahamian national, 55-years old. While on a routine patrol, a Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk rescue helicopter crew spotted a man waving his arms in distress on an uninhabited island off Inagua, Bahamas. The helicopter crew safely hoisted...

Coast Guard rescues man in Bahamas after plane crashes in ocean

 Coast Guard rescues man in Bahamas after plane crashes in ocean
MIAMI — A man was rescued by Coast Guard aircrews after his plane crashed approximately five miles east of South Bimini, Bahamas, Monday afternoon. At approximately 1:50 p.m. watchstanders at the Coast Guard 7th District in Miami received a report from the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center of an activated emergency locator transmitter from an overdue Cesna believed to be traveling from Norman...

Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater crew rescues 2 people, 2 dogs west of Great Inagua, Bahamas

Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater crew rescues 2 people, 2 dogs west of Great Inagua, Bahamas
MIAMI — Two men and their two dogs were rescued from a fishing vessel 80 nautical miles west of Great Inagua, Bahamas, Wednesday afternoon. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard 7th District command center received a report that a 55-foot fishing vessel, Island Cruiser, was taking on water with two men aboard and required assistance. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater,...

Coast Guard and Bahamian authorities responding to downed Cessna aircraft

Coast Guard and Bahamian authorities responding to downed Cessna aircraft
MIAMI — Coast Guard seach-and-rescue crews are responding to a reported downed Cessna aircraft with four people aboard in the vicinity of Freeport Bahamas Airport, Bahamas, Monday morning. The Federal Aviation Administration reported the crash to watchstanders at the Coast Guard 7th District at approximately 11 a.m. The aircraft reportedly left Ormond Beach Municipal Airport, Fla., and was en route...

Coast Guard transports infant in distress from cruise ship Enchantment of the Seas to Miami Children’s Hospital

Coast Guard transports infant in distress from cruise ship Enchantment of the Seas to Miami Children's Hospital
MIAMI, Fla. — An infant was safely transferred to Miami Children’s Hospital by the Coast Guard after it was reportedly having problems breathing Sunday evening. Coast Guard watchstanders in Miami were notified by Miami Children’s Hospital personnel of a 10-month old having difficulty breathing aboard the cruise ship Enchantment of the Seas that was moored in Coco Cay, Bahamas. A Coast...