Coast Guard searching for missing boater in Pamlico Sound

Coast Guard searching for missing boater in Pamlico Sound
Coast Guard Station Hobucken 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard is searching Pamlico Sound for a missing boater Wednesday after he did not return to shore as expected Tuesday evening. The missing boater has been identified as 38-year-old John Hess, from Buxton. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina command center received notification of the...

Coast Guard responds to report of downed aircraft near Drum Inlet, NC

Coast Guard responds to report of downed aircraft near Drum Inlet, NC
MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. – The Coast Guard is responding to a report of a downed aircraft approximately 4 miles east of Drum Inlet Sunday evening. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina command center received a report of a possible downed aircraft from an air traffic controller at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point informing that the aircraft was seen behaving erratically on radar...

Coast Guard suspends search for woman near Portsmouth Island, NC

Coast Guard suspends search for woman near Portsmouth Island, NC
Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo by Lt. Cmdr. C. T. O’Neil OCRACOKE INLET, N.C. —The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a 27-year-old woman in the water in the vicinity of Portsmouth Island in Ocracoke Inlet, North Carolina. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina command center received a report via 911 at approximately 4:15 p.m. on Saturday of a capsized canoe...

Coast Guard searching for woman near Portsmouth Island, NC

Coast Guard searching for woman near Portsmouth Island, NC
Coast Guard Station Fort Macon 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo. OCRACOKE INLET, N.C. —The Coast Guard is searching for a 27-year-old woman in the vicinity of Portsmouth Island in Ocracoke Inlet, North Carolina, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina command center received a report via 911 at approximately 4:15 p.m. on Saturday of a capsized canoe with two people aboard. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard searching for two people near Portsmouth Island, NC

Coast Guard searching for two people near Portsmouth Island, NC
An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City. (U.S. Coast Guard file photo) OCRACOKE INLET, N.C. — The Coast Guard is searching for two people in the water in the vicinity of Portsmouth Island in Ocracoke Inlet, North Carolina. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina command center received a report via 911 at approximately 4:15 p.m. Saturday, of a capsized...

Coast Guard searching for missing people in the water near Buxton, N.C.

Coast Guard searching for missing people in the water near Buxton, N.C.
The Coast Guard is searching for a possible person or persons in the water approximately one mile offshore of Buxton, N.C., Nov. 5, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) BUXTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard is searching for a possible missing people in the water approximately one mile offshore of Buxton, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders received a relayed report from crewmembers at...

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 missing mariners in Pamlico Sound

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 missing mariners in Pamlico Sound
PAMLICO COUNTY, N.C. — The Coast Guard suspended its search Thursday afternoon for two mariners who were reported missing after the commercial fishing vessel Papa’s Girl capsized in the vicinity of the Pamlico Sound. Watchstanders at the Fifth Coast Guard District command center were notified Tuesday night by a distress signal that was sent from the vessel’s emergency position indicating radio...

Coast Guard rescues two, searches for two others in Pamlico Sound

Coast Guard rescues two, searches for two others in Pamlico Sound
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo PAMLICO COUNTY, N.C. — The Coast Guard pulled two mariners from the water after their vessel sank on Tuesday night, and is currently searching for the other two crewmembers in Pamlico Sound, North Carolina. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard’s Fifth District command center received a distress signal from an emergency position indicating radio beacon...

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...