Coast Guard medevacs man suffering from leg laceration off Oregon Inlet

Coast Guard medevacs man suffering from leg laceration off Oregon Inlet
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Nathan Bruckenthal file photo. OREGON INLET, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 41-year-old male who suffered a laceration on his leg while aboard a 25-foot vessel located 34 miles off Oregon Inlet, Friday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders received the distress call on VHF channel 16, and Coast Guard Cutter Nathan Bruckenthal, who was seven miles away...

Coast Guard Cutter Nathan Bruckenthal returns from deployment

Coast Guard Cutter Nathan Bruckenthal returns from deployment
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bruckenthal participates in a fueling exercise with the Coast Guard Cutter Campbell on the Chesapeake Bay, April 11, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Isaac Cross) MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Nathan Bruckenthal (WPC 1128) returned to homeport following a scheduled patrol of the U.S. Economic Exclusion Zone (EEZ)...

Coast Guard suspends search for two missing people from plane crash near Emerald Isle

Coast Guard suspends search for two missing people from plane crash near Emerald Isle
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for two missing persons involved in a Cessna airplane crash 13 miles southeast of Bogue Inlet, North Carolina. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders were initially notified of the incident by Air Traffic Control Cherry Point that an aircraft reportedly dropped from their radar. Watchstanders at Sector North Carolina dispatched MH-60...

Coast Guard searching for plane crash survivors near Emerald Isle, NC

Coast Guard searching for plane crash survivors near Emerald Isle, NC
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Nathan Bruckenthal file photo. PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Coast Guard crews are searching for survivors after a Cessna airplane crashed southeast of Bogue Inlet, near Emerald Isle, North Carolina, late Monday evening. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina command center received a call from Air Traffic Control Cherry Point at approximately 11 p.m., that an aircraft...

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...

New Cutter Midgett responds to 1st search and rescue mission, prior to commissioning

New Cutter Midgett responds to 1st search and rescue mission, prior to commissioning
National Security Cutter Midgett file Photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard Cutter Midgett, which left the shipyard in June and had not yet been commissioned, was transiting off North Carolina when the Coast Guard learned of a 70-year-old man in need of assistance aboard a 62-foot disabled sailboat, 50 miles east of Cape Hatteras, Saturday evening. “It was fortunate that a pre-commissioned Coast...

Joint Coast Guard, South Carolina DNR law enforcement team board fishing vessels

Joint Coast Guard, South Carolina DNR law enforcement team board fishing vessels
Joint Coast Guard and South Carolina boarding team members board a commercial fishing vessel off South Carolina Feb. 26, 2019.U.S. Coast Guard photograph courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Nathan Bruckenthal crew PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard Cutter Nathan Bruckenthal and South Carolina Department of Natural Resources combined efforts to board commercial fishing vessels along the coast of South...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing 75-year-old fisherman near Avon, NC

Coast Guard suspends search for missing 75-year-old fisherman near Avon, NC
25-Foot Response Boat-Small. US Coast Guard Files Photo. WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing man near Avon, Wednesday evening. Missing 75-year-old fisherman Anthony Neri departed the Oregon Inlet Fishing Center aboard a 21-foot white Carolina Skiff at 10 a.m. Monday and did not return by sunset as scheduled, according to his wife. Boat crews from Coast Guard...

Coast Guard search for 75-year-old fisherman near Avon, NC continues

Coast Guard search for 75-year-old fisherman near Avon, NC continues
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard continues to search for 75-year-old mariner Anthony Neri who did not return from a fishing trip near Avon, North Carolina, Monday. Coast Guard crewmembers located a boat matching the description of Neri’s Carolina Skiff 24 miles southeast of the Oregon Inlet Sea Buoy at 1:40 a.m., Wednesday. The Coast Guard and other...