Coast Guard medevacs 3 people after vessel strikes barge

Coast Guard medevacs 3 people after vessel strikes barge
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced three people whose vessel struck a barge near Bayou Segnette, Louisiana, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report at 4:15 a.m. of a 22-foot recreational vessel with four passengers aboard that collided with a barge, veered off and then ran aground, ejecting...

Coast Guard rescues man after vessel runs aground

Coast Guard rescues man after vessel runs aground
The Coast Guard rescued a man after his vessel grounded in Bastin Bay, Louisiana, November 18, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued a man after his vessel grounded in Bastin Bay, Louisiana, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report at 1:20 p.m. Saturday of a fishing vessel that experienced steering issues and ran aground in low water...

Coast Guard rescues 3 near Venice, Louisiana

Coast Guard rescues 3 near Venice, Louisiana
The Coast Guard rescued three people in the water near Venice Louisiana, November 11, 2017. NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued three people in the water near Venice Louisiana, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 8:26 a.m. from the motor vessel A.S. Patricia that there were three people in the water with their capsized vessel at Head of Pass, Louisiana. Sector New Orleans...

Coast Guard rescues two in Lost Lake, Louisiana

Coast Guard rescues two in Lost Lake, Louisiana
MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued two people from Lost Lake, Louisiana, Sunday evening. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call at approximately 9 p.m. from two people aboard an 18-foot pleasure craft stating they got lost while fishing in Lost Lake, ran aground, and became disabled. Coast Guard Air Station New...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Bayou Bienvenue

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Bayou Bienvenue
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has suspended the search for Haskin Payne III near Bayou Bienvenu, Friday evening. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans suspended the search at 6:05 p.m. after St. Bernard Sheriff Department located the body. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 4 p.m., Thursday, from St. Bernard Sheriff Department that Haskin Payne III...

Coast Guard, local agencies search for person in the water near Bayou Bienvenue

Coast Guard, local agencies search for person in the water near Bayou Bienvenue
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for a missing man near Bayou Bienvenue, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 4 p.m., Thursday, from St. Bernard Sheriff Department that Haskin Payne III had fallen off a 20-foot pleasure craft near Six Flags New Orleans. Payne’s...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man near Morgan City

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man near Morgan City
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing man near Morgan City, Louisiana, Wednesday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans suspended the search at 1:17 p.m. after searching for approximately 61 hours, covering 2,050 square nautical miles. Watchstanders at Sector New Orleans received a report of a missing Vietnamese man at approximately 11:30 p.m.,...

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for missing fisherman

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for missing fisherman
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a missing man who was last seen aboard a fishing vessel approximately 37 miles southwest of Morgan City, Louisiana, at approximately 10:30 p.m. Sunday. The missing man is reported to be Vietnamese and wearing a t-shirt and sweat pants. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man, continues to monitor oil platform after explosion

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man, continues to monitor oil platform after explosion
The Coast Guard has suspended search efforts for a missing man after an explosion on an oil platform in Lake Pontchartrain near Kenner, Louisiana,  NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard suspended its search Monday night for the man who was unaccounted for after an explosion on an oil platform in Lake Pontchartrain near Kenner, Louisiana. Missing is Timothy Morrison, 44, of Katy, Texas. After saturating...