Missing diver located in stable condition near Destin, Florida

A Coast Guard boatcrew and members from Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission stand with a diver who was located after he went missing approximately 10 miles southeast of Destin, Florida, Sept. 27, 2019. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at approximately 6 p.m. that Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission located the diver swimming to shore in stable condition. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo/Released)

A Coast Guard boatcrew and members from Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission stand with a diver who was located after he went missing approximately 10 miles southeast of Destin, Florida, Sept. 27, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo/Released)

NEW ORLEANS – A missing diver, who was last seen approximately 10 miles southeast of Destin, Florida, has been located in stable condition, Friday.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at approximately 6 p.m. that Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission located the diver swimming to shore in stable condition.

Sector Watchstanders received a report at 1 p.m. of a missing diver who was last seen approximately 300 feet from the charter vessel, A-Salt Mission, at 12:40 p.m.

Involved in the search were:

  • A 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Destin
  • An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans
  • The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Albacore
  • An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile
  • Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
  • Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office
  • Two good Samaritan vessels


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