Coast Guard ends search for 2 people in Mobile Bay, Alabama

USCG MH-65 File Photo

USCG MH-65 File Photo

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard ended its search for two people who reportedly fell off their boat in Mobile Bay, Alabama, Thursday.

Local government agency responders recovered two bodies matching the description of the missing people.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday of three people falling off their boat without lifejackets into Mobile Bay.

One person was safely recovered on Gaillard Island.

Involved in the search were:

  • A 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Dauphin Island
  • An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans
  • The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Manowar
  • Daphne Search and Rescue
  • Alabama Marine Resources
  • Mobile Police Department
  • Bon Secour Fire Department
  • North Baldwin Search and Rescue
  • Alabama Law Enforcement Agency
  • Alabama State Troopers

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