Coast Guard suspends search for 9 missing in float plane crash

Coast Guard suspends search for 9 missing in float plane crash
Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento C-27J Spartan file photo by Lt. Scott Handlin SEATTLE – The Coast Guard has suspended active searches at 12:00 p.m. Monday for the missing individuals from the crash of a floatplane in Mutiny Bay off Whidbey Island pending further developments. Shortly after 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound were notified that a float plane...

Coast Guard suspends search for survivors of capsized vessel

Coast Guard suspends search for survivors of capsized vessel
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley File Photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard suspended at 10 p.m. Sunday the four-day search for additional survivors of a capsized vessel in Mona Passage waters between Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. Rescued are 38 survivors, 36 Haitian and two Dominican Republic nationals. Rescue crews also recovered 11 people deceased, whose nationalities...

Coast Guard battles weather for medevac 46 miles off San Luis Obispo

Coast Guard battles weather for medevac 46 miles off San Luis Obispo
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Air Station San Francisco’s Forward Operating Base Point Mugu medevaced an injured man Friday from a commercial cargo ship more than 46 miles west of San Luis Obispo. Official U.S. Coast Guard photos. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 27-year-old man from a commercial cargo ship more than 46 miles west of San Luis Obispo, Friday. The captain...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Oosterdam southwest of San Diego

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Oosterdam southwest of San Diego
Coast Guard Sector San Diego MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter. File Photo SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard medevaced a 33-year-old man approximately 230 miles southwest of San Diego, Sunday. At approximately 9:45 a.m., the crew of the cruise ship Oosterdam contacted Coast Guard Sector San Diego’s Joint Harbor Operations Center watchstanders to report a crewmember was experiencing symptoms of appendicitis. A...