Overdue boaters located clinging to capsized vessel

Overdue boaters located clinging to capsized vessel
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has concluded the search for an overdue vessel with two people aboard, Tuesday. The boaters were located clinging to the hull of their capsized vessel by a good Samaritan vessel, Lady Tierny, approximately 18 miles south-southeast...

Coast Guard searching for overdue vessel in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard searching for overdue vessel in Gulf of Mexico
Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for an overdue vessel with two people aboard, Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report that a 23-foot white Mako commercial fishing vessel with two people on board, last known to be approximately 10 miles west of the Southwest Pass jetties in the Gulf of Mexico, did not return when...

Coast Guard suspends search for a man over board

Coast Guard suspends search for a man over board
Coast Guard file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard suspended the search for a person in the water approximately 55 nautical miles south east of Fort Morgan, Alabama, Monday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile suspended the search after searching approximately 2,830 square nautical miles for approximately 50 hours. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 6:52 a.m., Saturday, from the pleasure craft...

Coast Guard searches for a man over board

Coast Guard searches for a man over board
Coast Guard HC-144 file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water approximately 55 nautical miles south east of Fort Morgan, Alabama, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 6:52 a.m. from the pleasure craft Motion Granted, a 41-foot hattaras, that 40-year-old Matthew Willis was overboard. The man was last seen at approximately 2 a.m. Three people...

Coast Guard ends search for missing aircraft in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard ends search for missing aircraft in Gulf of Mexico
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard ended the search for the missing pilot and Cirrus aircraft in the Gulf of Mexico Monday. The Coast Guard searched 17,458 nautical square miles for approximately 79 hours. Missing is Bill Kinsinger, 55, of Oklahoma City. “Ending a search is a difficult decision that we put the upmost thought and consideration into,” said Capt. David Cooper, chief of incident management,...

Coast Guard continuing search for missing pilot, aircraft

Coast Guard continuing search for missing pilot, aircraft
Coast Guard HC-144 file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is continuing to search for a missing Cirrus aircraft in the Gulf of Mexico approximately 118 nautical miles north of the Yucatan Peninsula Thursday. Watchstanders at the Eighth Coast Guard District command center in New Orleans received a report from the North American Aerospace Defense Command Wednesday evening that one person aboard a...

Coast Guard searching for missing aircraft

Coast Guard searching for missing aircraft
Coast Guard C-130 file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to an aircraft emergency in the Gulf of Mexico approximately 118 nautical miles north of the Yucatan Peninsula, Thursday. Watchstanders at the Eighth Coast Guard District command center in New Orleans received a report from the North American Aerospace Defense Command, Wednesday evening that one person aboard a privately owned...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Vision of the Seas

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Vision of the Seas
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a woman from a cruise ship 100 miles south of Southwest Pass, Louisiana, Sunday. The Eighth Coast Guard District watchstanders received a report from the cruise ship Vision of the Seas of a 23-year-old woman suffering from suspected internal bleeding from a prior incident. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Carnival Dream

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Carnival Dream
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a 17-year-old male from a cruise ship approximately 170 nautical miles southeast of South West Pass, Louisiana, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 8 a.m. from the cruise ship Carnival Dream that the male had suffered a seizure. Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans...