Coast Guard suspends search for person near Main Pass, LA

USCG MH-65 File Photo

USCG MH-65 File Photo

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a person in the water near Main Pass, Louisiana.

Rescue crews searched more than 3,949 square miles for a combined search time of approximately 105 hours.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call from a good Samaritan at approximately 3 p.m. Wednesday reporting an unmanned red and yellow 25-foot pleasure craft with recent signs of occupancy.

Involved in the search were:

  • Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans
  • Coast Guard Station Venice
  • Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile
  • Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries

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