Four rescued from second plane crash off Oahu

Four rescued from second plane crash off Oahu
HONOLULU – The Coast Guard has rescued all four passengers aboard a single engine aircraft that ran out of fuel and ditched approximately 11 miles west of Oahu, Sunday. A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew located and hoisted all four passengers. They were flown to Coast Guard Air Station Barbers point where they were transferred to emergency medical services. The condition of the passengers...

Pilot safe after ditching 253 miles from Maui

Pilot safe after ditching 253 miles from Maui
HONOLULU – The pilot of a single engine Cirrus SR-22 aircraft that ran out of fuel is safe after ditching his aircraft 253 miles northeast of Maui, Hawaii Sunday. At approximately 4:44 p.m. the pilot was able to deploy the aircraft’s airframe parachute system and safely exit the aircraft into a life raft. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Joint Rescue Coordination Center Honolulu identified the...

Coast Guard suspends search for downed aircraft near San Pablo Bay

Coast Guard suspends search for downed aircraft near San Pablo Bay
ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard suspended its active search at 12 p.m. Monday for a pilot aboard a small aircraft that collided with another plane in mid-air above the San Pablo Bay in Richmond, Calif., Sunday. “Our deepest sympathy goes out to the family of the missing person, the Coast Guard suspends a search and rescue case with extremely great care and deliberation, “ said Capt. Mike...

Coast Guard, local agencies search for downed plane near San Francisco

Coast Guard, local agencies search for downed plane near San Francisco
ALAMEDA, Calif. – Coast Guard and local agencies are responding to a plane crash near San Pablo Bay after two planes collided in mid-air above the Bay Sunday. At approximately 4 p.m., the Coast Guard Sector San Francisco command center received a call about a small Cessna and a WWII-era aircraft that had collided. The Coast Guard launched four rescue boat crews and one rescue helicopter...

Coast Guard responding to report of a downed aircraft

Coast Guard responding to report of a downed aircraft
LOS ANGELES – The Coast Guard is currently involved in a search after receiving a report of the crash of a small aircraft approximately one mile south-west of the Pismo State Beach pier, Pismo, Calif., Jan. 14, 2014. Search and rescue workers on scene reportedly found debris, human remains and a wallet. The Coast Guard was notified that persons in the vicinity of the pier reportedly saw a small...

Coast Guard recovers two people from small plane crash in Bahamas

Coast Guard recovers two people from small plane crash in Bahamas
MIAMI — An aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater, Fla., rescued two men who were a part of a plane crash Sunday in the vicinity of Staniel Cay, Bahamas. Coast Guard District Seven watchstanders received a report from the Federal Aviation Administration of a downed twin engine aircraft. A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter launched in response of the report and arrived on scene and located...

Pilot of downed aircraft found safe

Pilot of downed aircraft found safe
MIAMI— Bahamian marine officials located the missing pilot of the downed Cessna aircraft in the vicinity of Lee Stocking Island, Bahamas. Search-and-rescue coordinators at the Coast Guard Seventh District command center in Miami received the report of a downed aircraft at about 11:30 a.m. Tuesday from Flight Service Station (FSS) Washington D.C. Reports to the Coast Guard indicated the aircraft...

Coast Guard responding to downed aircraft in The Bahamas

Coast Guard responding to downed aircraft in The Bahamas
MIAMI — The U.S. Coast Guard and Bahamian officials are responding to a downed Cessna aircraft with one person reportedly aboard in the water in the vicinity of Lee Stocking Island, Bahamas. Search-and-rescue coordinators at the Coast Guard Seventh District command center in Miami received the report of a downed aircraft at about 11:30 a.m. Tuesday from Federal Aviation Administration in Washington...

Coast Guard searching for missing pilot in Croatan Sound

Coast Guard searching for missing pilot in Croatan Sound
25-foot Response Boat-Small.Coast Guard file photo by SN Vanessa Scasny PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching the waters of Croatan Sound Sunday for a man reported missing after an airplane crash near Maneo, N.C. Dare County dispatch contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina at approximately 1 p.m. Sunday, reporting a twin-engine airplane from Dare...