Coast Guard rescues crewmember 40 miles offshore Destin

Coast Guard rescues crewmember 40 miles offshore Destin
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Stephen Lehmann. NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued a 39-year-old male crewmember approximately 40 miles offshore Destin, Florida, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a distress call over VHF-FM channel 16 at 11:15 a.m. from the crew aboard the motor vessel No Pressure stating a crewmember was suffering...

Coast Guard suspends search for boater on Lake Pontchartrain

Coast Guard suspends search for boater on Lake Pontchartrain
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard suspended its search Monday evening for a missing boater on Lake Pontchartrain near New Orleans. Coast Guard crews searched for approximately 16 hours, covering more than 230 nautical square miles. Missing is a Billy Coile, a 44-year-old Caucasian male last seen wearing a blue shirt and khakis. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received...

Coast Guard searching for missing boater on Lake Pontchartrain

Coast Guard searching for missing boater on Lake Pontchartrain
Coast Guard Station New Orleans 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo, courtesy Coast Guard Station New Orleans NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard, along with state and local responders, continue to search Monday for a boater who was reported missing after the vessel he was on was found adrift with no persons aboard on Lake Pontchartrain near New Orleans. Missing is a Billy Coile, a 44-year-old Caucasian...

Coast Guard suspends search for 4 missing near Southwest Pass

Coast Guard suspends search for 4 missing near Southwest Pass
Debris from helicopter crash 10 miles off Southwest Pass, Louisiana, Dec. 29, 2022.  (U.S. Cost Guard photo) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard suspended its search Thursday at approximately 6:15 p.m. for four passengers aboard a downed helicopter approximately 10 miles off Southwest Pass, Louisiana. Coast Guard District Eight watchstanders received a call at approximately 8:40 a.m. from Rotorcraft...

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water offshore Dauphin Island

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water offshore Dauphin Island
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter landing in New Orleans, Louisiana. (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class James Hague) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard assisted a vessel taking on water approximately 30 miles southeast of Dauphin Island, Alabama, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a call at approximately 5 p.m. via VHF marine radio...

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from tanker vessel

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from tanker vessel
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter landing in New Orleans, Louisiana. (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class James Hague) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced a 48-year-old male crewmember from an oil tanker vessel Tuesday approximately 58 miles southwest of Southwest Pass, Louisiana. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a call at 4:58...

Coast Guard rescues three from downed helicopter near Terrebonne Bay

Coast Guard rescues three from downed helicopter near Terrebonne Bay
A Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-60T Jayhawk aircrew rescues three people from a downed helicopter in the Gulf of Mexico near Terrebonne Bay, Louisiana on Dec. 15, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo by Air Station New Orleans) NEW ORLEANS — A Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-60T Jayhawk aircrew rescued three passengers from a downed helicopter Thursday approximately 35 miles south...

Coast Guard medevacs worker from oil rig south of Port Fourchon, La

Coast Guard medevacs worker from oil rig south of Port Fourchon, La
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-60 Jayhawk aircrew approaches an oil rig platform 189 miles south of Port Fouchon, Louisiana, Dec. 12, 2022. The Coast Guard medevaced a 60-year-old-male worker after they experienced stroke like symptoms. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced a 60 year-old-male worker Monday from an oil rig 189 miles south of Port Fourchon, Louisiana. Coast...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Carnival Valor

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Carnival Valor
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter landing in New Orleans, Louisiana. (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class James Hague) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced a 29-year-old female from a cruise ship Saturday evening on the Mississippi River near Port Sulphur, Louisiana.  Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a call at approximately 7:10...