Coast Guard ends search for missing swimmer near Destin, Florida

Coast Guard ends search for missing swimmer near Destin, Florida
Coast Guard Cutter Manowar file photo by PA3 Andrew Kendrick NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard ended its search for a missing swimmer near Destin, Florida, Tuesday. The Coast Guard searched approximately 469 square-nautical miles for approximately 18.5 hours. There were no signs of distress or correlating reports of missing people. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer near Destin, Florida

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer near Destin, Florida
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a missing swimmer near Destin, Florida, Monday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a report at 2 p.m. of a missing swimmer last seen swimming 150 yards off the beach by Seagrove Place. Involved in the search are: googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard ends search for person in the water near Destin, Florida

Coast Guard ends search for person in the water near Destin, Florida
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard ended its search for the person in the water near Destin, Florida, Tuesday. The Coast Guard used eight assets in conjunction with local agencies to search approximately 569 square miles over 41 hours. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a request for assistance at 12:41 p.m. Sunday from Okaloosa County Sheriff’s in the search for...

Coast Guard, local agencies searching for person in the water near Destin, Florida

Coast Guard, local agencies searching for person in the water near Destin, Florida
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for a person in the water near Destin, Florida, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a request for assistance at 12:41 p.m. from Okaloosa County Sheriff’s in the search for a man who entered the water after he and another man were ejected from...

Coast Guard ends search for 20-year-old man near Destin

Coast Guard ends search for 20-year-old man near Destin
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard ended its search for a man last seen near the Destin Bridge in Destin, Florida, Thursday. Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Department was reported having located the body of the man near the west side of the Destin Bridge. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a report from the Destin Sheriff’s Department about a 20-year-old Brazilian man...

Coast Guard searching for 20-year-old man near Destin Bridge

Coast Guard searching for 20-year-old man near Destin Bridge
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a man last seen near the Destin Bridge in Destin, Florida, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a report from the Destin Sheriff’s Department about a 20-year-old Brazilian man wearing dark blue shorts last seen walking in waist-high water on the west side...

Coast Guard searching for possible person in the water in Destin

Coast Guard searching for possible person in the water in Destin
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is actively searching for an unconfirmed person in the water near the Okaloosa County Pier in Destin, Florida, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile, Alabama, received a report at approximately 1:20 p.m of a possible person in the water. Two people were seen aboard two separate red and yellow rafts. One person was seen falling off their raft, but they...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman from Catamaran Pecan

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman from Catamaran Pecan
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man who was fishing 20 nautical miles south of Destin,Friday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a request for medical assistance from the catamaran Pecan at 8:04 a.m. for a 65-year-old man who had passed out and regained consciousness while fishing. Sector...

Coast Guard medevacs man near Destin Jetties

Coast Guard medevacs man near Destin Jetties
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Levasseur NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man near Destin, Florida, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Destin received a distress call on VHF Channel 16 from a man on a personal watercraft suffering a shoulder injury near the Destin Jetties. Station Destin launched a 45-foot Response Boat–Medium...