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

Coast Guard suspends search for a person in the water near Destin, Florida
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a person in the water near Destin, Florida, Friday. Coast Guard air and boat crews spent over 130 hours onscene and searched more than 4,909 square-nautical miles over the course of four days but were unable to locate the airman. Involved in the search were: googletag.cmd.push(function() {...

Coast Guard searching for an airman in the water near Destin, Florida

Coast Guard searching for an airman in the water near Destin, Florida
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard, the Air Force and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission are searching for a person in the water two nautical miles offshore Destin, Florida. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at approximately 11:30 a.m. Tuesday to aid in locating an Airman who exited a C-130...

Missing diver located in stable condition near Destin, Florida

Missing diver located in stable condition near Destin, Florida
A Coast Guard boatcrew and members from Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission stand with a diver who was located after he went missing approximately 10 miles southeast of Destin, Florida, Sept. 27, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo/Released) NEW ORLEANS – A missing diver, who was last seen approximately 10 miles southeast of Destin, Florida, has been located in stable condition,...

Coast Guard searching for missing diver offshore Destin, Florida

Coast Guard searching for missing diver offshore Destin, Florida
Coast Guard Cutter Albacore file photo NEW ORLEANS –The Coast Guard is searching for a diver who was last seen near a charter vessel approximately 10 miles southeast of Destin, Florida, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 1 p.m. of a missing diver who was last seen approximately 300 feet from the charter vessel, A-Salt Mission, at 2:40 p.m. Involved in the search...

Coast Guard terminates voyages of charter vessels operating illegally in Florida

Coast Guard terminates voyages of charter vessels operating illegally in Florida
Coast Guard Station Destin 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class NyxoLyno Cangemi DESTIN, Fl. – The Coast Guard terminated the voyages of eight charter vessels operating illegally near Destin, Florida, during boardings that took place July 17 to July 22, 2019. The eight vessels were operating outside the regulations set forth by the Vessel Passenger Safety Act. “Every...

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...