Coast Guard Station Cape Canaveral tows sea plane to port after emergency landing

Coast Guard Station Cape Canaveral tows sea plane to port after emergency landing
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A Coast Guard boatcrew towed a sea plane into port after a mechanical failure on the plane forced the pilot to make an emergency landing one mile off the coast of Cape Canaveral, Thursday afternoon. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Cape Canaveral received the initial report of a plane crash at approximately 1 p.m., from the FAA. The station launched a boatcrew aboard...

Coast Guard responds to vessel taking on water near Cape Canaveral

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – The Coast Guard responded to a pleasure craft with two men on board, taking on water 16 miles off of Cape Canaveral, Friday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville command center received a call at 11:40 a.m., from the master of the pleasure craft, How Ya Doin’ stating that the pleasure craft Chicken Legs was taking on water and was in need of assistance. At...

Coast Guard interdicts, repatriates 17 Cuban migrants

Cutter Ocracoke - USCG File PhotoMIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Ocracoke repatriated 17 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Saturday, after they were interdicted at sea during two separate cases. While on routine patrol, the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma located a rustic vessel 12 miles north of Punta Maisi, Cuba, Dec. 4, 2010. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Sitkinak...