Search continues for 3 crewmembers from downed helicopter, names released of those involved

c The search has been ongoing since Tuesday when communications with the crew of the MH-65C were lost during a training flight over Mobile Bay. Rescue crews who arrived on scene immediately recovered a crewmember who was later declared deceased. Deceased is Chief Petty Officer Fernando Jorge. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Missing are Petty...

Search continues for 3 missing Coast Guard aircrew members

MOBILE, Ala. — The Coast Guard continues searching, Wednesday, for three Coast Guard members who went missing while conducting a training flight in the vicinity of Mobile Bay. The Coast Guard Captain of the Port Mobile has established a safety zone approximately three-and-a-half miles south of Point Clear and two nautical miles in diameter. The search area encompasses a majority of Mobile Bay. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard helicopter crashes in Mobile Bay

MOBILE, Ala. — Last evening, Tuesday, February 28th, Coast Guard helicopter 6535 from Aviation Training Center Mobile crashed in Mobile Bay. CG-6535 was flown by a four-person crew and was conducting training operations. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a report from the motor vessel Solomon at approximately 7:40 p.m., that a Coast Guard MH-65C helicopter and crew crashed while conducting...