Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger off Southwest Pass

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger off Southwest Pass
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS–The Coast Guard medevaced a cruise ship passenger Sunday approximately 23 miles south of Southwest Pass, Louisiana. Coast Guard District Eight watchstanders received a call at approximately 10:58 a.m. stating a man was experiencing issues breathing aboard the cruise ship Carnival Dream stemming from previous medical...

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger 72 miles offshore

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger 72 miles offshore
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 helicopter crew arrives on-scene to medevac a woman from the Carnival Glory approximately 72 miles south of Southwest Pass, Louisiana on Nov. 20, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard by Air Station New Orleans) NEW ORLEANS–The Coast Guard medevaced a cruise ship passenger Saturday approximately 72 miles south of Southwest Pass, Louisiana. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans...

Coast Guard medevacs worker near Grand Isle, Louisiana

Coast Guard medevacs worker near Grand Isle, Louisiana
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Pierce NEW ORLEANS–The Coast Guard medevaced a platform worker Friday approximately 18 miles southeast of Grand Isle, Louisiana. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a call at approximately 2:40 a.m. stating a worker offshore was experiencing siezure like symptoms. Watchstanders coordinated the launch...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel near Grand Isle

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel near Grand Isle
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced a crewmember from a fishing vessel Thursday near Grand Isle, Louisiana. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report over VHF-FM Channel 16 at approximately 1:15 a.m. from a 105-foot fishing vessel of a crewmember who was experiencing chest pains and difficulty breathing....

Coast Guard rescues boater near Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana

Coast Guard rescues boater near Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued a 59-year-old male boater after his vessel capsized Thursday near Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call from the boater’s wife who was in direct communication with him after his 9-foot homemade skiff capsized near the I-10 bridge. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard rescues woman near Pascagoula, Miss

Coast Guard rescues woman near Pascagoula, Miss
A Coast Guard Air Station MH-65 Dolphin lands at Gulfport Memorial Hospital on Oct. 11, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued a woman after her sailing vessel ran aground Monday near Pascagoula, Mississippi. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders heard a distress call over VHF-FM channel 16 at approximately 9 p.m. from a woman whose vessel had run aground...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship 87 miles off New Orleans

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship 87 miles off New Orleans
A Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew arrives on scene with the cruise ship Carnival Glory Oct 9, 2021 for a medevac. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced a passenger from a cruise ship Saturday approximately 87 miles Southwest of New Orleans. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call at approximately 9:30 p.m....

Coast Guard suspends search for person near Main Pass, LA

Coast Guard suspends search for person near Main Pass, LA
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a person in the water near Main Pass, Louisiana. Rescue crews searched more than 3,949 square miles for a combined search time of approximately 105 hours. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call from a good Samaritan at approximately 3 p.m. Wednesday reporting an unmanned red and yellow 25-foot...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Main Pass, LA

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Main Pass, LA
U.S. Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft – Law Enforcement File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water Thursday near Main Pass, Louisiana. Rescue crews are searching for a 48-year-old, 5-foot-10 Caucasian male last seen wearing a white shirt. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call from a good Samaritan at approximately 3 p.m....