Coast Guard transfers 151 Haitian migrants to Bahamas

Coast Guard transfers 151 Haitian migrants to Bahamas
Petty Officer 3rd Class Jeffery Evans passes out water to some Haitian migrants aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Seneca to keep them hydrated Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017.   U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Cmdr. Krystyn Pecora MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Seneca crew transferred 151 Haitian migrants Friday to the Royal Bahamian Defence Force. The transfer is a combination of two separate interdiction cases...

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...

400 migrants rescued at sea by Coast Guard and Royal Bahamian Defence Force

400 migrants rescued at sea by Coast Guard and Royal Bahamian Defence Force
MIAMI — Coast Guard crews and Royal Bahamian Defence Force (RBDF) rescued more than 400 Haitians illegally migrating in three separate at sea interdictions in the span of 11 days. Monday, an aircrew aboard a Coast Guard C-130 aircraft from Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater located a 40-foot sail freighter riding low west of Ragged Island, Bahamas. Her Majesty’s Bahamian Ship Arthur Dion Hanna...

Pilot of downed aircraft found safe

Pilot of downed aircraft found safe
MIAMI— Bahamian marine officials located the missing pilot of the downed Cessna aircraft in the vicinity of Lee Stocking Island, Bahamas. Search-and-rescue coordinators at the Coast Guard Seventh District command center in Miami received the report of a downed aircraft at about 11:30 a.m. Tuesday from Flight Service Station (FSS) Washington D.C. Reports to the Coast Guard indicated the aircraft...

Coast Guard responding to downed aircraft in The Bahamas

Coast Guard responding to downed aircraft in The Bahamas
MIAMI — The U.S. Coast Guard and Bahamian officials are responding to a downed Cessna aircraft with one person reportedly aboard in the water in the vicinity of Lee Stocking Island, Bahamas. Search-and-rescue coordinators at the Coast Guard Seventh District command center in Miami received the report of a downed aircraft at about 11:30 a.m. Tuesday from Federal Aviation Administration in Washington...

Coast Guard locates downed aircraft near Bahamas

MIAMI — The U.S. Coast Guard, and partner agencies responded to a downed single engine cirrus type aircraft with two people aboard in the water approximately 2 miles west of Andros, Bahamas, Saturday. Search-and-rescue coordinators at the 7th Coast Guard District command center in Miami received the report of a downed aircraft at about 12:15 p.m. Saturday from air traffic control tower personnel...

Coast Guard and Bahamian officials locate downed aircraft

MIAMI — The U.S. Coast Guard, Bahamian Air Sea Rescue Association (BASRA) and Royal Bahamian Defence Force (RBDF) responded to a downed Piper aircraft in the waters approximately 23 miles northeast of Freeport, Bahamas, Monday.

Coast Guard repatriates 279 Haitian migrants

MIAMI – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane repatriated 279 Haitian migrants to Cap-Haitien, Haiti, Thursday.

Coast Guard Cutter Dependable to return home after 41-day patrol

CAPE MAY, N.J. – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Dependable is scheduled to return to their homeport of Cape May Friday at 11 a.m. after a 41-day patrol in the Caribbean Sea.