Coast Guard aircrews rescue 12 people, 2 pets in Terrebonne Parish

Coast Guard aircrews rescue 12 people, 2 pets in Terrebonne Parish
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and local agencies rescued 12 people and two pets from flooded areas of Terrebonne Parish in Louisiana, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received the first call for assistance at 4:30 a.m. Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans launched an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew,...

Coast Guard rescues people in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana

Coast Guard rescues people in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and local agencies are rescuing people in flooded areas on Island Road in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received an initial report at approximately 4:30 a.m. of 12 people in distress due to flooding in the residential area of Island Road in...

Coast Guard pre-stages assets for Tropical Storm Barry

Coast Guard pre-stages assets for Tropical Storm Barry
Members at Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans preparing their assets to respond to Tropical Storm Barry, July 12, 2019. NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has begun securing its area of responsibility along the Gulf Coast as the threat of Tropical Storm Barry continues to move inland, Friday. Personnel in the Eighth Coast Guard District are pre-staging assets in safe and nearby locations to prepare...

Coast Guard rescues five people from grounded vessel

Coast Guard rescues five people from grounded vessel
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS— The Coast Guard rescued five people Friday from a vessel that ran aground approximately 20 nautical miles southwest of Gulfport, Mississippi. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a distress call over VHF channel 16 at approximately 9:45 a.m. of a grounded vessel with five people aboard. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from grounded vessel

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from grounded vessel
An aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans stands with two men they rescued from a vessel that ran aground near Cat Island, Mississippi, July 10, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued two people from a vessel that ran aground near Cat Island, Mississippi, Wednesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile, Alabama, received a report at 5:40 p.m....

Coast Guard ends search for person in water near West Ship Island, Mississippi

Coast Guard ends search for person in water near West Ship Island, Mississippi
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard ended its search for a person who jumped off a boat near West Ship Island, Mississippi, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile, Alabama, received a report at 10:30 a.m. from Mississippi Department of Marine Resources that a body had been recovered matching the description of the missing person. The Coast Guard searched approximately...

Coast Guard assists in the rescue of 3 people from capsized vessel

Coast Guard assists in the rescue of 3 people from capsized vessel
24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo. NEW ORLEANS —The Coast Guard assisted in the rescue of three people whose boat capsized in Alligator Pass in Delacroix, Louisiana, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 7:10 p.m. that a vessel with three people aboard capsized in Alligator Pass. Water currents swept two of the people away from the boat. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard ends search for 2 people in Mobile Bay, Alabama

Coast Guard ends search for 2 people in Mobile Bay, Alabama
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard ended its search for two people who reportedly fell off their boat in Mobile Bay, Alabama, Thursday. Local government agency responders recovered two bodies matching the description of the missing people. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday of three people falling off their boat without lifejackets...

Coast Guard, local partners searching for 2 people in Mobile Bay, Alabama

Coast Guard, local partners searching for 2 people in Mobile Bay, Alabama
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is searching for two people who reportedly fell off their boat in Mobile Bay, Alabama, Wednesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday of three people falling off their boat without lifejackets into Mobile Bay. One person was safely...