Coast Guard rescues 1 from down aircraft in Fourleague Bay

Coast Guard rescues 1 from down aircraft in Fourleague Bay
A Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew along with a St. Mary’s Parish Sheriff’s boatcrew assisted a person from a downed aircraft July 27, 2021 in Fourleague Bay,. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station New Orleans) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued one person Tuesday from a down aircraft in Fourleague Bay, which is south of Morgan City. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard rescues 5 boaters 44 miles off the coast of Pensacola, Florida

Coast Guard rescues 5 boaters 44 miles off the coast of Pensacola, Florida
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued five boaters Friday approximately 44 miles off the coast of Pensacola, Florida. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a report at 2:08 p.m. of a disabled 38-foot vessel taking on water with five people onboard preparing to abandon ship. A Coast Guard Station Pensacola boat crew arrived on-scene and safely recovered all five boaters. The boaters...

Coast Guard medevacs man approximately 20 miles south of Gulf Shores

Coast Guard medevacs man approximately 20 miles south of Gulf Shores
Coast Guard MH-65 helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced a 47-year-old man Sunday approximately 20 miles south of Gulf Shores, Alabama. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report of a medical emerghency from a 40-foot fishing charter that a crewmember was losing consciousness and reportedly experiencing seizures....

Coast Guard rescues boater taking on water near Lake Pontchartrain

Coast Guard rescues boater taking on water near Lake Pontchartrain
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued a boater Saturday whose vessel capsized after taking on water in Lake Pontchartrain. Rescued was James McGhee, who was transferred to University Medical Center in reportedly fair condition. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a distress call around 2 a.m. from McGhee...

Coast Guard rescues kayaker near Lake Pontchartrain

Coast Guard rescues kayaker near Lake Pontchartrain
A Coast Guard Station New Orleans 29-foot Rescue Boat-Small crew rescues a person from the water after his kayak capsized in Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, June 9, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Trevor Dyer) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued a capsized kayaker Tuesday near Lake Pontchartrain. A resident of New Orleans was safely rescued while wearing a life jacket and...

Coast Guard rescues 2 near Iberia Parish, La.

Coast Guard rescues 2 near Iberia Parish, La.
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced two mariners Saturday near Iberia Parish, Louisiana. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received the initial report Friday at about 5:40 p.m. that an overdue 15-foot skiff boat with two people aboard had become disoriented and was lost in the area. The watchstanders issued...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Barataria Bay, Louisiana

Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Barataria Bay, Louisiana
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced a mariner Saturday near Barataria Bay, Louisiana. A 17-year-old male was transported to Plaquemines Medical Center reportedly with light injuries to his arm and knee. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report around 7 a.m. that an 18-foot recreational vessel with...

Coast Guard rescues 3 people from sinking vessel near Black Bay, LA

Coast Guard rescues 3 people from sinking vessel near Black Bay, LA
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued three people from a sinking vessel Thursday night near Black Bay. All three people on board the vessel were safely rescued with no reported medical concerns. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report around 11 p.m. that a 40-foot fishing vessel was taking on water...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person near Dapuhin Island

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person near Dapuhin Island
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a person in the water near Dauphin Island, Alabama. Still missing is Robert Brent, a 20-year-old man from Yazoo County, Mississippi, last seen swimming near a Dauphin Island beach on Sunday evening. The Coast Guard searched 1,794 square miles over a cumulative 50 hours, but was unable to...