Coast Guard searches for missing person near Fort Morgan, Alabama

Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry file photo by Aux. Michael Dubin

Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry file photo by Aux. Michael Dubin

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for a missing person near Fort Morgan, Alabama, Friday.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report from Baldwin County 911 at approximately 1:45 p.m. of a 19-year-old male struggling in the water approximately 40-yards off the beach on the Gulf side of Fort Morgan.

Search crews include:

  • Coast Guard Station Dauphin Island 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew
  • Coast Guard Aviation Training Center MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew
  • Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew
  • Coast Guard Aviation Training Center HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew
  • Coast Guard Cutter Seahorse
  • Fort Morgan Fire Rescue
  • Orange Beach Fire Rescue
  • Gulf Shore Life Guards
  • Baldwin County Sheriff’s Department

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