Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi remembers loss of 6 aircrew

Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi remembers loss of 6 aircrew
Members of Sector Corpus Christi stand in remembrance of the lost HU-16 Albatross aircrew CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi members paused for a moment Wednesday morning to remember the sacrifice of an HU-16 Albatross airplane aircrew lost in the line of duty 43 years ago. On Sept. 21, 1973, the crew of HU-16 Albatross CG2123 answered the call of duty and responded to a search...

Corpus Christi Coast Guard holds remembrance ceremony for lost crew

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Personnel from Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi held a wreath-laying ceremony in Corpus Christi Monday, in remembrance of the crew of an HU-16E Albatross, tail number 2123, which crashed in 1973. The wreath-laying ceremony was held at Sherill Park to honor the crew of 2123. On Sept. 21, 1973, the crew of 2123 was involved in a search and rescue case approximately one-half...