Coast Guard suspends search for small overdue aircraft

Coast Guard suspends search for small overdue aircraft
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard suspended its search for a small private aircraft and pilot in the Gulf of Mexico, Sunday. Coast Guard crews searched over 62,565 square-nautical miles for approximately 21 hours but were unable to find the aircraft or pilot. Involved in the search were: googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard, Mexican Navy search for overdue aircraft in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard, Mexican Navy search for overdue aircraft in Gulf of Mexico
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry file photo by Aux. Michael Dubin NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard and Secretaria de Marina, the Mexican Navy, are searching for the pilot of a small overdue aircraft that likely crashed in the Gulf of Mexico, Thursday. Missing is Steven Schumacher from Missouri, the pilot of the overdue Piper Aztec twin engine plane, tail number N778PA. There were no passengers with him. Watchstanders...

Good Samaritan recovers three people after vessel fire near Panama City, Florida

Good Samaritan recovers three people after vessel fire near Panama City, Florida
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Anthony L. Soto. NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued three people from a vessel on fire near Panama City, Florida, Wednesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard District Eight Command Center were alerted to the activation of an Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon approximately 35 miles offshore of Panama City at 1:33...

Missing diver located in stable condition near Destin, Florida

Missing diver located in stable condition near Destin, Florida
A Coast Guard boatcrew and members from Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission stand with a diver who was located after he went missing approximately 10 miles southeast of Destin, Florida, Sept. 27, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo/Released) NEW ORLEANS – A missing diver, who was last seen approximately 10 miles southeast of Destin, Florida, has been located in stable condition,...

Coast Guard searching for missing diver offshore Destin, Florida

Coast Guard searching for missing diver offshore Destin, Florida
Coast Guard Cutter Albacore file photo NEW ORLEANS –The Coast Guard is searching for a diver who was last seen near a charter vessel approximately 10 miles southeast of Destin, Florida, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 1 p.m. of a missing diver who was last seen approximately 300 feet from the charter vessel, A-Salt Mission, at 2:40 p.m. Involved in the search...

Coast Guard rescues man from plane crash in Gulf of Mex

Coast Guard rescues man from plane crash in Gulf of Mex
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans poses with a man they rescued from a plane that crashed in the Gulf of Mexico approximately 8 miles southeast of Southwest Pass, Louisiana, Sept. 15, 2019.(U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued a man after his plane crashed in the Gulf of Mexico approximately 8 miles southeast of Southwest...

Coast Guard medevacs man near Mobile Bay, Alabama

Coast Guard medevacs man near Mobile Bay, Alabama
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile medevacs a man from a fishing vessel approximately 46 miles south of Mobile Bay, Alabama, August 9, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a fishing vessel approximately 46 miles south of Mobile Bay, Alabama, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received...

Coast Guard locates four people, overdue vessel offshore Orange Beach, Alabama

Coast Guard locates four people, overdue vessel offshore Orange Beach, Alabama
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry file photo by Aux. Michael Dubin NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard located four people aboard an overdue vessel approximately 54 nautical miles offshore Orange Beach. Hunter Mccutcheon, Butch Mccutcheon, Cary Miller, and Brent Baker were located without reported injuries. The people were stranded after their vessel’s battery died. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

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,...