Coast Guard, local agencies search for man overboard near Bayside Beach, Md.

Mid Atlantic Coast Guard NewsBALTIMORE — The Coast Guard and local responders are searching for a 27-year-old male approximately two miles off Bayside Beach, Monday.

A crewmember aboard the sailing vessel Phoenix contacted Coast Guard Sector Baltimore watchstanders via VHF-FM radio at approximately 12:30 p.m., reporting a crewmember overboard.

The reporting source stated that two crewmembers, a female and the missing male, both fell overboard. The female was rescued but they lost sight of the male.

Sector Baltimore watchstanders issued an urgent marine information broadcast, launched a crew aboard a 45-foot Response Boat – Medium from Coast Guard Station Curtis Bay and a crew aboard an MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City, N.J. The watchstanders also notified members at the Maryland Natural Resources Police and the Anne Arundel County Police Department.

The RBM crew from Curtis Bay arrived on scene at approximately 1 p.m. and crews from all three agencies are on scene searching.

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