Coast Guard rescues woman after personal watercraft accident near Breezy Point

Coast Guard rescues woman after personal watercraft accident near Breezy Point
NEW YORK – The Coast Guard rescued one person from the water following a personal watercraft accident near the Breezy Point area of Rockaway Beach, New York, Sunday. A person out on the water put out a broadcast via VHF-FM radio channel-16 at 3:40 p.m. to report the accident and request for help. Coast Guard Cutter Bonito arrived on scene shortly after and retrieved the 19-year-old female from the...

Coast Guard suspends search for man missing off Long Beach, N.Y.

Coast Guard suspends search for man missing off Long Beach, N.Y.
U.S. Coast Guard file photo NEW YORK — The Coast Guard suspended their search Monday night for a 30-year-old man missing in the waters off Long Beach, New York. Missing is Neil Gibbons, a native of Ireland. Gibbons was last seen swimming with friends off Long Beach, in the vicinity of Long Beach Boulevard, at 2 a.m., Monday. The friends made it safely to shore and called 911. Nassau County dispatchers...

Coast Guard suspends search for two people in water near Indian Wells Beach, N.Y.

Coast Guard suspends search for two people in water near Indian Wells Beach, N.Y.
Coast Guard Cutter Steelhead file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Erik Swanson. NEW YORK – The Coast Guard suspended their search Sunday at 1:20 p.m., for two missing people in the water near Indian Wells Beach, Long Island, New York. “Following a tireless search for the two individuals who remain missing, it is with deep sadness that we are suspending the active search efforts,” said Capt....

Coast Guard responds to downed plane near Indian Wells Beach, N.Y.

Coast Guard responds to downed plane near Indian Wells Beach, N.Y.
Coast Guard Cutter Steelhead file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Erik Swanson. NEW YORK – The U.S. Coast Guard and partner agencies are responding to a downed plane off the Long Island coast near East Hamptons, New York, Saturday. The small plane which crashed about one mile off of Indian Wells Beach, Long Island, N.Y., has been confirmed to be a Piper PA31 Navajo aircraft traveling with four...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boaters off Block Island, Rhode Island

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boaters off Block Island, Rhode Island
BOSTON — The Coast Guard suspended the search Friday for Linda and Nathan Carman after searching for six days and exhausting all search efforts. Initially, at about 6:30 p.m. Sunday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England received a report that 54-year-old Linda Carman and her 22-year-old son Nathan Carman failed to return from an offshore fishing trip. They departed Ram’s...

Coast Guard expands search for missing boaters near Block Island, Rhode Island

Coast Guard expands search for missing boaters near Block Island, Rhode Island
BOSTON — The Coast Guard expanded its search Tuesday for two missing boaters near Block Island, Rhode Island to include an area roughly 100 miles south of Montauk, New York. Initially, at about 6:30 p.m. Sunday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England received a report that 54-year-old Linda Carman and her 22-year-old son Nathan Carman failed to return from an offshore fishing...

Multi-agency search for missing swimmer off Bradley Beach, N.J.

Multi-agency search for missing swimmer off Bradley Beach, N.J.
PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard, state and local agencies are searching for a missing swimmer off of Bradley Beach, New Jersey. The Coast Guard was notified of a 31-year old man who reportedly was swept out to sea while swimming on Saturday, at approximately 7 p.m. Watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay launched an MH-65 Dolphin search and rescue helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing paddle boarder near Jones Beach

Coast Guard suspends search for missing paddle boarder near Jones Beach
NEW YORK — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a paddle boarder who was last seen off Atlantic Beach, New York, on Sunday. Missing is Gary Turkel, 41. Turkel was reported missing by the Nassau County Fire Department at approximately 6:15 p.m. on Sunday. A family member called local authorities and stated Turkel had gone out on a paddle board and had not returned. A lifeguard in the vicinity...

Coast Guard searching for missing paddle boarder near Atlantic beach, N.Y.

Coast Guard searching for missing paddle boarder near Atlantic beach, N.Y.
NEW YORK – Coast Guard crews are searching for a missing paddle boarder in the vicinity of Atlantic Beach, New York, Sunday. Missing is Gary Turkel, 41-year-old male, who was last seen wearing blue shorts and a white t-shirt. At approximately 6:15 p.m. watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound were notified by the Nassau County Fire Department with a report of a missing person in...