Coast Guard medevacs 11-year-old 23 miles south of Destin, Florida

Coast Guard medevacs 11-year-old 23 miles south of Destin, Florida
Coast Guardsmen stand by as a Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew lands at Coast Guard Station Destin on Oct. 14, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a child Thursday that was experiencing an allergic reaction approximately 23 miles south of Destin Pass, Florida. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a...

Coast Guard ends search for missing 14-year-old boy near Destin, Florida

Coast Guard ends search for missing 14-year-old boy near Destin, Florida
Coast Guard Cutter Ridley file photo MOBILE, Ala. — The Coast Guard ended its search Thursday for a 14-year-old boy who was last seen swimming at Henderson Beach State Park in Destin, Florida. A beachgoer found a body matching the description of the missing boy on James Lee Beach at 2:22 p.m. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received notification at approximately 6:45 p.m. Wednesday from Okaloosa...

Coast Guard searching for 14-year-old boy near Destin, Florida

Coast Guard searching for 14-year-old boy near Destin, Florida
Coast Guard Cutter Ridley file photo MOBILE, Ala. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching Thursday for a 14-year-old boy who went missing while swimming at Henderson Beach State Park in Destin, Florida. The boy was last seen wearing gray shorts. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received notification at approximately 6:45 p.m. Wednesday from Okaloosa Sheriff’s County Office personnel...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person off the coast of Destin, Florida

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person off the coast of Destin, Florida
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard suspended its search Thursday for a missing freediver off the coast of Destin, Florida. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders were notified that an Okaloosa County Diver found a body matching the description of the missing man. Coast Guard assets involved in the search were: Coast Guard Air...

Coast Guard searching for missing person off coast of Destin, Florida

Coast Guard searching for missing person off coast of Destin, Florida
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry file photo by Aux. Michael Dubin NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing person off the coast of Destin, Florida. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a report at around 12:50 p.m., Wednesday, of a man who was freediving three miles off the coast of Destin and never resurfaced. The Coast Guard currently has the following assets searching: Coast...

Coast Guard rescues four capsized boaters near Destin, Florida

Coast Guard rescues four capsized boaters near Destin, Florida
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued four people from a capsized vessel Wednesday near the Destin Bridge in Destin, Florida. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a call at 8:40 p.m. from a Coast Guard Station Destin 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew who were returning from a previous...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker near Destin, Fla.

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker near Destin, Fla.
Coast Guard Cutter Albacore file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard suspended its search for an overdue kayaker Monday near Destin, Florida. Missing is David Schink, 61, last seen wearing shorts, t-shirt, and a black and red life jacket. Schink reportedly does not have a cell phone. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a notification at approximately 7:40 p.m., Saturday, from Schink’s...

Coast Guard searching for missing kayaker near Destin, Fla.

Coast Guard searching for missing kayaker near Destin, Fla.
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for an overdue kayaker in Destin, Florida. Missing is David Schink, 61, last seen wearing shorts, t-shirt, and a black and red life jacket. Schink reportedly does not have a cell phone. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a notification at approximately...

Coast Guard searches for 2 teenagers near Fort Walton Beach

Coast Guard searches for 2 teenagers near Fort Walton Beach
Coast Guard Cutter Albacore file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for two overdue paddle boarders Thursday near Fort Walton Beach, Florida. Missing are two teenagers, male and female, last seen Wednesday at 3:45 p.m. in the water wearing blue and gray life jackets near Pelican Island Condos. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report from...