Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Pass Christian Harbor

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Pass Christian Harbor
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard located a body matching the description of the missing person in the water near Pass Christian Harbor, Mississippi, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at approximately 2:33 a.m., Tuesday, that an African-American male, appearing to be 40 years old or older, wearing a white T-shirt, fell into the water and drifted away from shore. A 29-foot Response...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Pass Christian Harbor

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Pass Christian Harbor
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water near Pass Christian Harbor, Mississippi, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at approximately 2:33 a.m. that an African-American male, appearing to be 40 years old or older, wearing a white T-shirt, fell into the water and drifted away from shore. Involved in the search are: googletag.cmd.push(function() {...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing aircraft near Pascagoula, Miss.

Coast Guard suspends search for missing aircraft near Pascagoula, Miss.
PASCAGOULA, Miss.  – Coast Guard and local agencies have suspended their search for the three people who were aboard a Lancair single-engine plane near Pascagoula, Wednesday. Response crews covered more than 3,500 square miles during the search after receiving a report of the missing plane Monday evening. Rescue crews continuously searched for more than 400 hours combined. Coast Guard and local...

Coast Guard, local agencies continue search for missing aircraft near Pascagoula, Miss.

Coast Guard, local agencies continue search for missing aircraft near Pascagoula, Miss.
PASCAGOULA, Miss. – Coast Guard and local agencies continue their search for the three people who were aboard a Lancair single-engine plane missing near Pascagoula, Wednesday. Rescue crews continue their search for Dexter Brewer, Gerald Miletello and Ron Gregory, who were aboard the plane that lost radar contact shortly after take-off from Gulfport Monday evening. Response crews have covered more...

Coast Guard medevacs 1 near Bay St. Louis

Coast Guard medevacs 1 near Bay St. Louis
The Coast Guard medevaced a man  six miles south of Bay St. Louis, Miss., Sept. 12, 2015.(U.S. Coast Guard photo) BAY ST. LOUIS, MISS. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man six miles south of Bay St. Louis, Saturday. A man in a 24-ft. sailing vessel made a distress call on VHF Ch. 16 stating that he was reportedly suffering from abdominal pain. A Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile, Al., HC-144...

Coast Guard searching for missing teen off Ship Island

Coast Guard searching for missing teen off Ship Island
USCG HC-144 Ocean Sentry file photo MOBILE, Ala. – The Coast Guard, alongside U.S. Customs and Border Patrol, the National Park Service, Mississippi Department of Marine Resources, and Harrison County Sheriff’s Department, are searching for a 15-year old boy who went missing off Ship Island, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile were notified at approximately 5:15 p.m. Sunday that...

Coast Guard Station Gulfport helps sea turtles swim free

Coast Guard Station Gulfport helps sea turtles swim free
NEW ORLEANS – Members of U.S. Coast Guard Station Gulfport and the Institute for Marine Mammal Studies transported rehabilitated sea turtles to a safe location in the Gulf of Mexico, Wednesday. The Coast Guard acted as a transport to release 10 rehabilitated turtles to the ocean, which according to IMMS, is safer than the beach, where a variety of factors can pose dangers to their safe release. Station...

Coast Guard assists grounded vessel near Cat Island, Miss.

Coast Guard assists grounded vessel near Cat Island, Miss.
GULFPORT, Miss. — The Coast Guard assisted one person aboard a grounded sailing vessel north of Cat Island, Monday. The operator of the vessel contacted Coast Guard Station Gulfport watchstanders reporting their vessel was aground and in need of assistance. The person was requesting to be removed from the vessel due to deteriorating weather conditions. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard locates 2 overdue men near Bay St. Louis

Coast Guard locates 2 overdue men near Bay St. Louis
MOBILE, Ala. — The Coast Guard located two men who were reported overdue near Bay St. Louis, Miss., Wednesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Gulfport, Miss., received a call of an overdue 21-foot bay boat near Bay St. Louis. The boat had two adult males aboard and got underway Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. Their intentions were to reportedly fish the Chandeleur Islands until 1 a.m. and return back...