Coast Guard responds to report of downed aircraft near Drum Inlet, NC

Coast Guard responds to report of downed aircraft near Drum Inlet, NC
MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. – The Coast Guard is responding to a report of a downed aircraft approximately 4 miles east of Drum Inlet Sunday evening. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina command center received a report of a possible downed aircraft from an air traffic controller at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point informing that the aircraft was seen behaving erratically on radar...

Coast Guard, local partners suspend search for missing kayaker

Coast Guard, local partners suspend search for missing kayaker
Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — Coast Guard crewmembers and local agencies have suspended maritime search efforts for a missing kayaker who was reported missing in the area of Bogue Inlet, North Carolina. Rescue crews saturated a search area of 268 square miles for approximately 24 hours. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina received the initial report...

Coast Guard, local partners searching for missing 73-year-old kayaker

Coast Guard, local partners searching for missing 73-year-old kayaker
Coast Guard Station Fort Macon 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo. WILMINGTON, N.C. — The U.S. Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for a missing kayaker Saturday, who was reported missing in the area of Bogue Inlet, North Carolina. Missing is Warren Liner, 73, last seen on Bear Island in Hammocks Beach State Park. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina received the initial report...

Coast Guard conducts medevac 140 miles east of Wilmington, N.C.

Coast Guard conducts medevac 140 miles east of Wilmington, N.C.
An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City. (U.S. Coast Guard file photo) WILMINGTON, N.C. — A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a 76-year-old man from a cruise ship approximately 140 miles east of Wilmington, N.C., Monday evening. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Fifth District Command Center received the request for medevac from the captain of the Carnival Legend...

Coast Guard aircrew hoists 4 from disabled fishing vessel

Coast Guard aircrew hoists 4 from disabled fishing vessel
A Coast Guard aircrew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter arrives on the scene of a disabled fishing vessel drifting towards the coast of Duck, N.C., Dec. 7, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) WILMINGTON, N.C. — A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted four fishermen from a disabled fishing vessel off the coast of Duck, N.C., Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina received a call at approximately...

Coast Guard medevacs man suffering from heart attack symptoms

Coast Guard medevacs man suffering from heart attack symptoms
A Coast Guard aircrew medevacs a man experiencing symptoms of a heart attack aboard a 75-foot fishing vessel, 18 miles northeast of Virginia Beach, Dec. 1, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt Joe Bannon.) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a 57-year-old man reportedly suffering from symptoms of a heart attack approximately 18 miles northeast of Rudee Inlet in Virginia Beach, Wednesday. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard suspends search for boater near Frying Pan Shoals

Coast Guard suspends search for boater near Frying Pan Shoals
Coast Guard Cutter Richard Snyder file photo by Auxiliarist Trey Clifton WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a 44-year-old man in the vicinity of Frying Pan Shoals, North Carolina, Monday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina command center received a report from a friend of the boater. The mariner was seen on surveillance footage leaving the Federal...

Coast Guard honors service’s first African American diver

Coast Guard honors service's first African American diver
Ralph Berry, the first Coast Guard African American diver, poses for a picture with his family, during a ceremony honoring his service at Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, North Carolina, Nov. 23, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Michael R. Moberley) ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. — The Coast Guard honored Ralph Berry, the service’s first African American diver, Tuesday, in a ceremony at Coast...

Coast Guard medevacs woman 231 miles southeast of Wilmington

Coast Guard medevacs woman 231 miles southeast of Wilmington
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a woman from a cruise ship approximately 231 miles southeast of Wilmington, North Carolina, Friday evening. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Fifth District command center received a medical evacuation request from crewmembers aboard the cruise ship Anthem Of The Sea, requesting...