Coast Guard searching for missing man in San Antonio Bay

An Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter

USCG File Photo

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard was searching for a missing man 11 miles southeast of Seadrift, Thursday evening.

Missing is 43-year-old Son Nguyen.

At 6:51 p.m., a friend and an uncle of Nguyen reported to Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi watchstanders that they had come across the missing man’s empty and idling 20-foot personal fishing craft. At 7 p.m., a Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew and Coast Guard Station Port O’Connor boat crew began to search for Nguyen.

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department boat crews, Calhoun County Sheriffs and Seadrift Volunteer Fire Department members are also assisting in the search.

The helicopter crews were scheduled to continue to search throughout the night.

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