Coast Guard rescues 2 from sinking vessel near Key Largo

Coast Guard rescues 2 from sinking vessel near Key Largo
The sailing vessel, No Worries, capsizing Feb. 21, 2019 near Key Largo, Florida.  Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Shortes. MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued two people from a sinking vessel Thursday approximately 3 miles east of Key Largo. Rescued were Eric Kample, 40, and Robert Pflugh, 56. At approximately 4 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Key West received a distress call from the...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from disabled vessel 20 miles southwest of Bahamas

Coast Guard rescues 2 from disabled vessel 20 miles southwest of Bahamas
A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued two people from a disabled vessel Wednesday approximately 20 miles southwest of Freeport, Bahamas. At approximately 8:40 a.m., Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders received an emergency position indicating radio beacon alert from a vessel southwest of the Bahamas. Watchstanders launched a Coast Guard...

Coast Guard interdicts 24 migrants off Mona Island, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard interdicts 24 migrants off Mona Island, Puerto Rico
Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico —The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma repatriated 20 of 24 Dominican migrants to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel Monday just off Samana, Dominican Republic, following the interdiction of a makeshift boat Saturday, approximately five nautical miles west of Mona Island, Puerto Rico. Four men among the interdicted migrants are facing federal...

Coast Guard suspends search for man from downed Cessna

Coast Guard suspends search for man from downed Cessna
Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered file photo. MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended its search Saturday for the second man from the downed Conquest Air airplane approximately 13 miles east of Bay Harbor Island. The Coast Guard conducted maritime and aerial searches for approximately 21 hours and concentrated in an area of 364 square nautical miles. Numerous other searches were conducted by Miami-Dade Police...

Coast Guard responds to downed Cessna aircraft 13 miles east of Bay Harbor Island

Coast Guard responds to downed Cessna aircraft 13 miles east of Bay Harbor Island
A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard hoisted one person and is searching for second Friday approximately 13 miles east of Bay Harbor Island from a reported downed Cessna aircraft. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector Miami were notified by Miami-Dade Police Department of a possible downed two-engine Cessna aircraft with two people reportedly...

Coast Guard interdicts 25 migrants off Mona Island, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard interdicts 25 migrants off Mona Island, Puerto Rico
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier file photo. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier (WPC-1115) repatriated 22 of 25 Dominican migrants to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel Monday, following the interdiction of a makeshift boat Saturday, approximately 20 nautical miles northwest of Mona Island, Puerto Rico. Three of the interdicted migrants are facing possible federal...

Coast Guard suspends search for downed Piper Saratoga aircraft

Coast Guard suspends search for downed Piper Saratoga aircraft
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a downed Piper Saratoga aircraft with two people aboard 23 miles east of Palm Beach Sunday. The Coast Guard conducted maritime and aerial searches for more than 32 hours and concentrated in an area of 1,164 square nautical miles. Numerous other searches were conducted by Palm Beach Sheriff Office...

Coast Guard continues search for downed aircraft east of Palm Beach

Coast Guard continues search for downed aircraft east of Palm Beach
A Coast Guard Cutter James crewmember  searching for the downed Piper Saratoga aircraft east of Palm Beach. MIAMI — The Coast Guard continues to search Saturday for a downed Piper Saratoga aircraft with two people aboard 23 miles east of Palm Beach. The Coast Guard Cutter Paul Clark (WPC-1106) and Coast Guard Cutter James (WMSL-754) crews will continue to search during the day. Coast Guard Air Station...

Coast Guard responding to downed aircraft 23 miles East of Palm Beach

Coast Guard responding to downed aircraft 23 miles East of Palm Beach
Coast Guard Cutter Paul Clark file photo MIAMI— The Coast Guard along with Palm Beach Sheriff Office are responding to a downed aircraft Friday approximately 23 miles east of Palm Beach. Coast Guard Seventh District watchstanders were notified by the Federal Aviation Administration of a possible downed Piper Saratoga aircraft with two people aboard. The Coast Guard issued an Urgent Marine Information...