Coast Guard repatriates 50 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 50 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Bernard C. Webber repatriated 50 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Monday. This repatriation was a result of four separate migrant interdiction events on Aug. 28. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West, Fla., received a report from Customs and Border Protection that they located a rustic vessel with 21 people aboard south of Key West. ...

Coast Guard suspends search for 9 missing migrants near West Palm Beach, Fla.

Coast Guard suspends search for 9 missing migrants near West Palm Beach, Fla.
MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended its search for nine missing suspected migrants after they were safely located by U.S. Border Patrol agents near West Palm Beach, Fla., Wednesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Miami received notification from U.S. Border Patrol at 5:09 a.m., that approximately 10 migrants disembarked an unknown vessel in water and swam ashore in the vicinity of Palm Beach...

Coast Guard suspends search for downed aircraft

Coast Guard suspends search for downed aircraft
MIAMI – The Coast Guard suspended their search Wednesday evening for two possible survivors of a plane crash 15 miles northeast of Great Harbour Cay, Bahamas, Wednesday evening. The Coast Guard was notified Monday afternoon by Federal Aviation Administration officials that their communications with a small airplane carrying two people were lost. The plane reportedly departed from Marsh Harbor,...

Coast Guard, Bahamian officials search for downed aircraft

Coast Guard, Bahamian officials search for downed aircraft
MIAMI — The Coast Guard and Bahamian officials are searching for two possible survivors from a plane crash near the Bahamas Monday. The Coast Guard received notification Monday afternoon from Federal Aviation Administration officials that lost communications with a small airplane carrying two people. The plane reportedly departed from Marsh Harbor, Bahamas and was en route to Daytona Beach, Fla. Bahamian...

Coast Guard suspends search for man near Ft. Lauderdale Beach

MIAMI – The Coast Guard suspended the search for Guma Aguiar, at 8:57 p.m. Thursday, after rescue crews searched for more than 70 hours. Aguiar was first reported overdue Tuesday night, and his boat was found aground on Ft. Lauderdale Beach, Fla., early Wednesday morning. Coast Guard crews worked alongside members of Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Broward County Sheriff’s...

Coast Guard crews suspend search for missing diver off of Lake Worth Inlet

MIAMI – Coast Guard crews suspend the search for a missing 62-year-old male diver two miles off of Lake Worth Inlet, Fla., Thursday after the man was located by the crew of the commercial dive vessel Sirena. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Miami received a call at 3:30 p.m., Thursday, reporting that an unresponsive diver, matching the description of the missing man, was located underwater by...

Coast Guard, FWC, BSO, FLPD search for man near Ft. Lauderdale

MIAMI — The Coast Guard, Broward County Sherrif’s Office, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and Ft. Lauderdale Police Department are searching for a missing man after his boat was found aground on Ft. Lauderdale Beach, Fla., with its navigation lights lit and engines still running Wednesday at approximately 2 a.m. Missing is Guma Aguiar, 33, of Ft. Lauderdale. Good Samaritans...

Unexploded mine determined to be a training device

MIAMI- Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit Six Detachment, Mayport, Fla., determined the cylindrical mine located by a Good Samaritan Thursday afternoon to be a training device and is no threat to surrounding areas. Coast Guard crews from Station Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Coast Guard Cutter Dolphin enforced a safety zone, Thursday while crewmen from Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile...

Coast Guard assists Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit

MIAMI- Coast Guard crews from Station Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Coast Guard Cutter Dolphin are enforcing a safety zone, Thursday after a Good Samaritan located a mine in the water 1 mile east of Dania Beach, Fla. Crewmembers from Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit Six Detachment, Mayport, Fla., are en route to retrieve the ordnance. A temporary safety zone will be established around the...