Coast Guard rescues dog in Lake Pontchartrain

Coast Guard rescues dog in Lake Pontchartrain
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); A Coast Guard boatcrew from Station New Orleans rescued a dog in Lake Pontchartrain Monday afternoon.  NEW ORLEANS – A boatcrew from Coast Guard Station New Orleans rescued a dog in Lake Pontchartrain Monday afternoon. A concerned boater contacted Coast Guard Sector New Orleans and notified the watchstander...

Coast Guard rescues two people, two dogs in Lake Pontchartrain

Coast Guard rescues two people, two dogs in Lake Pontchartrain
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued two people and two dogs from a disabled vessel in Lake Pontchartrain, Monday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 2:00 p.m. that one adult, one child, and two dogs were aboard a disabled inflatable vessel that had started to lose air near the Twin Span and I-11 Bridge in Lake Pontchartrain. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Lake Pontchartrain

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Lake Pontchartrain
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard suspended the search, Thursday at 7:46 p.m., for a person in the water in Lake Pontchartrain near Seabrook Bridge. The Coast Guard searched approximately 218 square nautical miles of the area for approximately 28 hours. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report from a motorist driving on the bridge who reported seeing a person fall from a...

Coast Guard, local agencies search for person in the water in Lake Pontchartrain

Coast Guard, local agencies search for person in the water in Lake Pontchartrain
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for a person in the water and a 14-foot johnboat in Lake Pontchartrain near Seabrook Bridge, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report from a motorist driving on the bridge who reported seeing a person fall from a capsized 14-foot johnboat in Lake Pontchartrain at 2:39 p.m. The good Samaritan reportedly pulled over to...

Coast Guard responds to possible person in the water in Lake Pontchartrain

Coast Guard responds to possible person in the water in Lake Pontchartrain
The Coast Guard and other agencies are responding to a possible person in the water in Lake Pontchartrain, near the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway, approximately 9 miles from Metairie, Louisiana. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report by the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office at 3:45 a.m. that there was debris and a damaged guardrail on the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway. It...

Coast Guard suspends search for two people involved in plane crash

Coast Guard suspends search for two people involved in plane crash
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard suspended the search for two missing people Monday at approximately 8:30 p.m., after a plane crashed in Lake Pontchartrain near Lakefront Airport with three people aboard. Local emergency responders were able to locate the plane using side-scan sonar. A contracted salvage company is scheduled to salvage the fuselage of the plane today. A good samaritan rescued a...

Coast Guard and local agencies respond to plane crash in Lake Pontchartrain

Coast Guard and local agencies respond to plane crash in Lake Pontchartrain
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and local agencies are continuing to search for two people in the water after a plane crashed in Lake Pontchartrain near Lake Front Airport, Satuday. One person was rescued by a good samaritan and then transferred to a 45-foot Response Boat- Medium from Coast Guard Station New Orleans and delivered to emergency medical services for further medical care. A Coast Guard...

Coast Guard rescues 35 in Lake Pontchartrain

Coast Guard rescues 35 in Lake Pontchartrain
NEW ORLEANS – Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station New Orleans and good Samaritans rescued 35 people from a sinking houseboat on Lake Pontchartrain, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a mayday call at 9:26 p.m. from a houseboat that had flooding in the engine room. The houseboat was tied to pilings on the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway when a storm hit. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard suspends search of missing aircraft near Lake Pontchartrain

Coast Guard suspends search of missing aircraft near Lake Pontchartrain
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has suspended the search of a reported missing aircraft in Lake Pontchartrain, Thursday. Watchstanders at the 8th Coast Guard District received a call from a New Orleans International Airport air traffic control tower reporting a missing Cessna 172 with two people aboard at approximately 8:30 p.m Wednesday. “The Coast Guard has searched the 161 square-mile area...