Coast Guard assists in rescue of person in the water near Rockport, Texas

Coast Guard assists in rescue of person in the water near Rockport, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard assisted in the rescue of a man who fell overboard from a vessel in Copano Bay near Rockport, Texas, Saturday night. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received notification from Rockport Police Department of a disabled personal watercraft. The operator of the...

Coast Guard medevacs fishing vessel crewmember near Port Aransas, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs fishing vessel crewmember near Port Aransas, Texas
A Coast Guard Sector/Air Station MH-65 Dolphin aircrew transports a 53-year-old man to awaiting emergency medical services personnel Aug. 9, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Johanna Strickland CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a 57 year-old-man from an 87-foot fishing vessel approximately 17 miles southeast of Port Aransas, Texas, Thursday afternoon. Sector/Air...

Coast Guard medevacs fishing vessel crewmember near Port Aransas, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs fishing vessel crewmember near Port Aransas, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a crewmember from a 95-foot fishing vessel approximately 38 miles southeast of Port Aransas, Texas, Monday evening. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a request for a medevac from the captain of the fishing vessel Lady Jennie after a crewmember...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from water near Fulton, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 2 from water near Fulton, Texas
U.S. Coast Guard 25 Foot Response Boast-Small File Photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued two boaters from the water after their vessel sank near Fulton, Texas, Friday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report of two boaters in the water near Channel Marker 1, approximately one mile east of Fulton Harbor, after their 39-foot vessel reportedly struck...

Coast Guard ends search for missing aircraft in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard ends search for missing aircraft in Gulf of Mexico
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard ended the search for the missing pilot and Cirrus aircraft in the Gulf of Mexico Monday. The Coast Guard searched 17,458 nautical square miles for approximately 79 hours. Missing is Bill Kinsinger, 55, of Oklahoma City. var _bos = _bos||[]; _bos.push({ "div": "Brid_29352540", "obj": {"id":"6384","width":"550","height":"309"} }); “Ending a search is a difficult...

Coast Guard continuing search for missing pilot, aircraft

Coast Guard continuing search for missing pilot, aircraft
Coast Guard HC-144 file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is continuing to search for a missing Cirrus aircraft in the Gulf of Mexico approximately 118 nautical miles north of the Yucatan Peninsula Thursday. Watchstanders at the Eighth Coast Guard District command center in New Orleans received a report from the North American Aerospace Defense Command Wednesday evening that one person aboard a...

Coast Guard searching for missing aircraft

Coast Guard searching for missing aircraft
Coast Guard C-130 file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to an aircraft emergency in the Gulf of Mexico approximately 118 nautical miles north of the Yucatan Peninsula, Thursday. Watchstanders at the Eighth Coast Guard District command center in New Orleans received a report from the North American Aerospace Defense Command, Wednesday evening that one person aboard a privately owned...

Coast Guard searches for boater after vessel capsizes near Colorado River

Coast Guard searches for boater after vessel capsizes near Colorado River
Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard crews are searching for a missing boater after the vessel he was on capsized Saturday offshore of the mouth of the Colorado River. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi received a report at approximately 10:30 a.m. from a good Samaritan who witnessed a 16-foot pleasure...

Coast Guard rescues four fishermen near South Padre Island, Texas

Coast Guard rescues four fishermen near South Padre Island, Texas
Coast Guard Cutter Alligator file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard crews rescued four fishermen from a sinking commercial fishing vessel 5 miles east of South Padre Island, Texas, Monday evening. At 6:20 p.m., the captain of the fishing vessel Ben & Casey contacted Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi watchstanders on VHF Channel 16 to report the vessel was taking on water and in need of...