Coast Guard suspends search for 2 people after reported helicopter crash

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 people after reported helicopter crash
Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter file photo ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for two men, Wednesday, after their helicopter was downed near Albemarle Sound, North Carolina. Coast Guard personnel and members of responding partner agencies searched a combined area of 3,303 miles over the course of 38 hours. The two men departed from Mecklenburg Brunswick Regional...

Coast Guard searching after reported helicopter crash in Albemarle Sound, NC

Coast Guard searching after reported helicopter crash in Albemarle Sound, NC
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for two people from a reported downed helicopter in the vicinity of the Albemarle Sound, Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina command center were notified by a concerned friend that lost communication with the two people aboard a Robinson R44 helicopter...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue man after vessel sinks

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue man after vessel sinks
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — Coast Guard response crews and a good Samaritan rescued a man from his sunken fishing vessel approximately 20 miles southwest of Kitty Hawk, N.C., Monday. The man was rescued wearing a life jacket in 46-degree water. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina received the initial report from the father-in-law of a man whose...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people, 1 cat from sinking houseboat

Coast Guard rescues 2 people, 1 cat from sinking houseboat
A boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Elizabeth City approach a sinking houseboat on the Scuppernong River in Albemarle Sound, N.C., June 13, 2020. U.S. Coast Guard photo. Wilmington, N.C. — Coast Guard members from Elizabeth City, North Carolina rescued two people and a cat from a sinking houseboat on the Scuppernong River in Albemarle Sound, Saturday. Coast Guard watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard rescues man near Camden, North Carolina

Coast Guard rescues man near Camden, North Carolina
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Keegan. ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. — The Coast Guard rescued a 68-year-old man after his 15-foot vessel became disabled with limited means of communication aboard, early Tuesday morning. Coast Guard Station Elizabeth City was contacted by the local police department about the disabled mariner at 11:27 p.m., who said that...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing 50-year-old boater

Coast Guard suspends search for missing 50-year-old boater
Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo by Lt. Cmdr. C. T. O’Neil PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a 50-year-old man who was reported missing while transiting from New York to Florida aboard his 35-foot recreational vessel, Monday. Michael Bye was reported missing while aboard his boat, the H.M.S. Me II. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard’s Fifth District...

Coast Guard searching for missing boater in Edenton Bay, NC

Coast Guard searching for missing boater in Edenton Bay, NC
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. – The Coast Guard is searching for an 83-year old man who went missing while fishing in Edenton Bay, near Edenton, North Carolina, Saturday. The Coast Guard was notified by the man’s wife that he had gone fishing aboard a 21-foot pontoon boat and failed to return at approximately 6:30 p.m., Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard ends search for couple who went missing in Pamlico River, NC

Coast Guard ends search for couple who went missing in Pamlico River, NC
Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter file photo WILMINGTON, NC — The Coast Guard ended its search Sunday morning following the recovery of the bodies of a couple who went missing in the Pamlico River, Friday. The couple was a 70-year-old male and a 72-year-old female who were last seen departing Potters Marine early Friday afternoon. Their 20-foot boat was later found unmanned and adrift in the...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from overturned boat in Albemarle Sound

Coast Guard rescues 2 from overturned boat in Albemarle Sound
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. – The Coast Guard rescued two people after their boat overturned one mile off Reed Point in the Albemarle Sound Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina received a notification from Perquimans County 911 at 3:40 p.m., reporting a 16-foot bass boat capsized and two people were in distress. A 29-foot Response Boat-Small...