Coast Guard ends search for two people from capsized boat

Coast Guard ends search for two people from capsized boat
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard ended its search for two people near mile marker 18 on the Mississippi River near Bootheville, Louisiana, Thursday. The Coast Guards searched approximately 130 square nautical miles for 27 hours. Missing are Katelyn Carlisle and Rueben Arellano. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report at 10:40 a.m. Wednesday of a capsized...

Coast Guard searching for two people after boat capsizes

Coast Guard searching for two people after boat capsizes
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for two people in the water near Bootheville, Louisiana, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report at approximately 10:40 a.m. of a capsized 32-foot vessel with two people aboard in the vicinity of mile marker 18 on the lower Mississippi...

Coast Guard medevacs 62-year-old man near Destin

Coast Guard medevacs 62-year-old man near Destin
24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man from his vessel in Destin Harbor near Destin, Florida, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a call at 7:51 a.m. from the 62-year-old man with leg pain on an anchored sailing vessel in Destin Harbor. Watchstanders directed the launch of a Coast Guard Station Destin 24-foot Special...

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard assisted two individuals whose vessel was taking on water near Barataria Bay, Louisiana, Friday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a notification at 9:39 a.m. of the 47-foot fishing vessel Billy Joel taking on water with two people aboard. Watchstanders directed the launch of...

Coast Guard rescues two people sailing in Lake Pontchartrain

Coast Guard rescues two people sailing in Lake Pontchartrain
The Coast Guard rescued two people aboard a disabled sailboat in Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, October 7, 2017.   (U.S. Coast Guard photo) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued two people aboard a disabled sailboat in Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a notification at 10:10 a.m. of two people aboard a 41-foot sailboat that experienced...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a person in the water near Slidell, Louisiana, Wednesday. A Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew began a search at 6:17 a.m. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a notification of a possible person in the water after a personal flotation device was found near Highway 11 and...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water

Coast Guard searching for person in the water
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water near Slidell, Louisiana, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a notification of a possible person in the water after a personal flotation device was found near Highway 11 and the I-10 bridge at 7:03 p.m., Tuesday. Watchstanders diverted a Coast Guard Station New Orleans 24-foot Special...