Coast Guard medevacs injured woman in Destin

Coast Guard medevacs injured woman in Destin
USCG File PhotoNEW ORLEANS– The Coast Guard assisted a woman with a reported back injury at Crab Island in Destin, Florida, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Destin received a report at 11:40 a.m. of a woman who sustained a back injury at Crab Island. A 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Station Destin arrived on scene at 11:50 a.m. The crew discovered the woman was aboard a...

Coast Guard medevacs 56-year-old man near Destin, FL

NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man aboard a pleasure craft near Destin, Florida, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a notification at 12:48 p.m. of a 56-year-old man reportedly having difficulty breathing and going in and out of consciousness aboard a pleasure craft. Watchstanders diverted a Coast Guard Station Destin 29-foot Response Boat-Small crew and a 45-foot...

Coast Guard rescues overdue jet skier in Fort Walton Beach Area

Coast Guard rescues overdue jet skier in Fort Walton Beach Area
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued a person in the water near Fort Walton Beach, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report of an overdue 24-year-old male jet-skier at 10:49 p.m. The man was reported to have fallen in the water at approximately 8:00 p.m. Coast Guard Station Destin launched a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew, which located the male and transferred him...

Coast Guard tows vessel near Destin

Coast Guard tows vessel near Destin
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard towed a vessel with one person on board near Destin, Fl., Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a call from a person on the beach reporting a vessel light signaling S.O.S., an international code signal of distress, at 5:16 a.m. Watchstanders diverted a...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing boat near Destin

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing boat near Destin
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man from 7 miles offshore near Destin, Florida, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a notification at 8:29 a.m. of a 20-year-old male suffering from seizure-like symptoms while fishing offshore. Watchstanders directed the launch of a Coast Guard Station Destin 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew at 8:53 a.m. The boatcrew...

Coast Guard medevacs man off Destin, Florida

Coast Guard medevacs man off Destin, Florida
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man two nautical miles from Destin, Florida, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a report at 7:02 p.m. of a crewmember displaying symptoms of a heart attack aboard the towing vessel MIDAS. Watchstanders launched a Coast Guard...

Coast Guard and good Samaritans rescue 19 people in the water

Coast Guard and good Samaritans rescue 19 people in the water
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and good Samaritans rescued 19 people in the water near Santa Rosa, Florida, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a notification at 5:32 p.m. of a vessel with nine people aboard sinking near Choctawhatchee Bay. A good Samaritan responded and pulled all nine people out of the water but realized his boat was overloaded. Sequentially,...

Coast Guard Cutter Cypress crewmember medevaced

Coast Guard Cutter Cypress crewmember medevaced
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a Coast Guard Cutter Cypress crewmember near Fort Walton Beach, Florida, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Destin received a request at 2:52 p.m. from the commanding officer of the CGC Cypress to medevac a crewmember due to abdominal pain. Watchstanders diverted a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew from Station Destin. The boatcrew embarked the...

Coast Guard assists Okaloosa Sheriffs with people in the water

Coast Guard assists Okaloosa Sheriffs with people in the water
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard assisted Okaloosa Sheriff’s Department in the rescue of four people in the water after their vessel began taking on water near East Pass, Florida, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a notification at 9:47 a.m. about a vessel taking on water and four people in the water. Watchstanders launched a Coast Guard Station Destin 45-foot...