Coast Guard recovers 2 deceased from downed aircraft incident in Marathon

Coast Guard recovers 2 deceased from downed aircraft incident in Marathon
Plane wreckage located half a mile north of Marathon airport, Sept. 8, 2019.  (Coast Guard Photo) KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard recovered two bodies from a downed aircraft incident half a mile north of Marathon Airport, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a call from a good Samaritan of a debris field from a possible downed aircraft north of Marathon Airport. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard suspends search for two missing boaters

Coast Guard suspends search for two missing boaters
Coast Guard file photo JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard suspended its search Thursday for two missing boaters who did not return from a trip near Port Canaveral. Missing are Brian McCluney and Justin Walker. After searching more than 146,368 square miles, an area equivalent to the size of Montana for over 281 hours, officials were unable to locate the boaters who were reported overdue Friday...

Coast Guard terminates voyage of vessel 17 miles east of Hollywood

Coast Guard terminates voyage of vessel 17 miles east of Hollywood
Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered file photo. HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 23-foot pleasure craft Sunday operating under hazardous conditions 17 miles east of Hollywood. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered (WPC-1104) conducted a boarding on the vessel with six passengers aboard and discovered an insufficient number of life jackets. “Failure to wear a personal...

Coast Guard suspends search for possible person in the water near Stamford Harbor

Coast Guard suspends search for possible person in the water near Stamford Harbor
A capsized canoe drifts through Stamford Harbor, Conn.  (Photo by U.S. Coast Guard). NEW HAVEN, CONN. — The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended the search for a possible person in the water near Stamford Harbor. Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound personnel received a report at 12:08 p.m. from a Stamford Marine Police unit of a 10-foot fishing canoe capsized and anchored in the vicinity of the western...

Coast Guard ends search after missing boater recovered in Charleston Harbor

Coast Guard ends search after missing boater recovered in Charleston Harbor
Coast Guard Station Charleston 45-foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard ended its search Friday after the missing boater was recovered in Charleston Harbor. Recovered was Terrance Singleton from North Charleston, S.C. Forty-two search and rescue assets searched more than 1,636 square miles for over 36 hours. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard interdicts 19 illegal migrants 22 miles northwest of Mona Island

Coast Guard interdicts 19 illegal migrants 22 miles northwest of Mona Island
Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Mark Barney SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon (WPC-1113) crew interdicted 19 illegal migrants Saturday approximately 22 miles northwest of Mona Island. A Coast Guard Auxiliary aircraft crew spotted a 20-foot yola approximately 22 miles northwest of Mona Island. Coast Guard Sector San Juan watchstanders...

Coast Guard stays busy through holiday weekend, coordinating rescues from NC to NJ

Coast Guard stays busy through holiday weekend, coordinating rescues from NC to NJ
Coast Guard Station Emerald Isle 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo. PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Coast Guard crews across the 5th District were busy keeping up with people in distress from Independence Day to Sunday, responding to people in the water from capsized boats to washed away paddle boards. On the 4th of July, members of the Coast Guard Auxiliary rescued six people after their 14-foot boat capsized...

Coast Guard searching for 1 person missing after explosion, fire in Whittier, Alaska

Coast Guard searching for 1 person missing after explosion, fire in Whittier, Alaska
A fire burns at Delong Dock after an explosion on fixed barge in Whittier, Alaska, July 8, 2019. Photo courtesy of Coast Guard Sector Anchorage. JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard crews are searching for one person missing after an explosion and subsequent fire at Delong Dock in Whittier, Alaska, Monday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak, forward deployed to Cordova,...

Coast Guard Auxiliary crew rescues 6 from capsized boat near Philly airport

Coast Guard Auxiliary crew rescues 6 from capsized boat near Philly airport
PHILADELPHIA – Members of the Coast Guard Auxiliary rescued six people after their 14-foot boat capsized near Philadelphia International Airport, Thursday evening. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received a report via VHF-FM radio from a Coast Guard Auxiliary crew who reported that a 14-foot boat reportedly capsized due to the wake from a larger vessel, which resulted in all six...