Coast Guard medevacs 11-year-old 23 miles south of Destin, Florida

Coast Guard medevacs 11-year-old 23 miles south of Destin, Florida
Coast Guardsmen stand by as a Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew lands at Coast Guard Station Destin on Oct. 14, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a child Thursday that was experiencing an allergic reaction approximately 23 miles south of Destin Pass, Florida. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a...

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 Southwest Pass

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Southwest Pass
Coast Guard Cutter Amberjack File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water Friday near Southwest Pass, Louisiana. Rescue crews are searching for a 6-foot-4 white male last seen wearing a blue shirt and gray backpack. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call from the fishing vessel Master Wayne crew at 1:30 p.m., Thursday reporting a crewmember...

Coast Guard conducts overflights, responds to multiple oil spills along Southeast Louisiana

Coast Guard conducts overflights, responds to multiple oil spills along Southeast Louisiana
A Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane crew conducts an overflight assessment Sept. 5, 2021 of the Bay Marchand approximately 2 miles south of Port Fourchon, Louisiana. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile) NEW ORLEANS — As part of the ongoing Hurricane Ida response, the Coast Guard conducted overflights Sunday that focused on two locations previously identified...

Coast Guard searching for 14-year-old boy near Destin, Florida

Coast Guard searching for 14-year-old boy near Destin, Florida
Coast Guard Cutter Ridley file photo MOBILE, Ala. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching Thursday for a 14-year-old boy who went missing while swimming at Henderson Beach State Park in Destin, Florida. The boy was last seen wearing gray shorts. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received notification at approximately 6:45 p.m. Wednesday from Okaloosa Sheriff’s County Office personnel...

Coast Guard conducts search and rescue operations following Hurricane Ida

Coast Guard conducts search and rescue operations following Hurricane Ida
The Coast Guard received a report that a man had been struck in the head during the storm by a window in Leeville, Louisiana, August 30, 2021. An Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew landed on a highway and embarked the patient and took him to West Jefferson Hospital in stable condition. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard has conducted a total of six...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person near Fort Morgan, Alabama

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person near Fort Morgan, Alabama
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing swimmer near Fort Morgan, Alabama. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders were notified by the Gulf Shores Police Department conducting a shoreline search that a body was found matching the description of the missing male. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile initially received a report Friday from Baldwin...

Coast Guard searches for missing person near Fort Morgan, Alabama

Coast Guard searches for missing person near Fort Morgan, Alabama
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry file photo by Aux. Michael Dubin NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for a missing person near Fort Morgan, Alabama, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report from Baldwin County 911 at approximately 1:45 p.m. of a 19-year-old male struggling in the water approximately 40-yards off the beach on the Gulf side of...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person off the coast of Destin, Florida

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person off the coast of Destin, Florida
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard suspended its search Thursday for a missing freediver off the coast of Destin, Florida. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders were notified that an Okaloosa County Diver found a body matching the description of the missing man. Coast Guard assets involved in the search were: Coast Guard Air...