Coast Guard rescues 6 people after boat catches fire near Ocean City, NJ

Coast Guard rescues 6 people after boat catches fire near Ocean City, NJ
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole J. Groll PHILADELPHIA—The Coast Guard removed six people from a 41-foot pleasure craft after the boat caught fire near Great Egg Inlet, New Jersey, Sunday. A person aboard the boat on fire contacted the Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay command center via VHF-FM radio channel 16 at 4:25 p.m. for to request help. A...

Coast Guard assists 6 stranded persons aboard grounded vessel near Atlantic City

Coast Guard assists 6 stranded persons aboard grounded vessel near Atlantic City
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole J. Groll PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard assisted two adults and four children aboard a 17-foot boat that ran aground south of Great Island in Atlantic City, New Jersey, Thursday night. The Ventnor Police Department contacted Coast Guard Station Atlantic City at approximately 10 p.m. to notify the Coast Guard of a...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing pilot

Coast Guard suspends search for missing pilot
PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard suspended its search Friday for a missing pilot whose plane crashed Thursday seven miles southeast of Atlantic City. “Due to the amount of time that has elapsed since the plane crash and the information we have gathered from our searches, we made the difficult decision to suspend active search efforts pending further developments,” said Capt. Benjamin Cooper,...

Coast Guard responds to downed aircraft off Atlantic City

Coast Guard responds to downed aircraft off Atlantic City
PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard is searching Thursday after a small aircraft reportedly crashed approximately seven miles east of Atlantic City. Searching are: A 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew from Coast Guard Station Atlantic City An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Ibis from Cape May A 25-foot Response Boat-Small crew from...

Coast Guard medevacs man from boat in Great Egg Harbor Bay, NJ

Coast Guard medevacs man from boat in Great Egg Harbor Bay, NJ
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 33-year-old man from a boat in Patcong Creek, in Great Egg Harbor Bay, Monday. The man’s wife called watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Atlantic City at about 11:50 a.m. and reported her husband was experiencing back pain and unable to operate their 32-foot boat, and she did not know how to drive it. A 25-foot Response Boat – Small crew from...