Coast Guard continues to search for missing aircraft near Pascagoula, Miss.

Coast Guard continues to search for missing aircraft near Pascagoula, Miss.
PASCAGOULA, Miss. – The Coast Guard, Mississippi Department of Marine Resources and Jackson County Sheriffs Department are investigating a report of a debris field in connection with the missing aircraft near Gauthier, Tuesday. Response crews are continuing their search for three people who were aboard a Lancair single-engine plane missing since approximately 12:30 p.m., Monday. Watchstanders with...

Coast Guard searching for missing aircraft near Pascagoula, Miss.

Coast Guard searching for missing aircraft near Pascagoula, Miss.
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing single engine plane with three people aboard, approximately four miles south of Pascagoula, Miss., Tuesday. At approximately 10:40 p.m., Monday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile were notified by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center that a Lancair single engine plane lost radar contact at approximately 12:30 p.m., shortly after...

Coast Guard aids in search for missing boater

Coast Guard aids in search for missing boater
BAYOU LA BATRE, Ala. – Coast Guard assisted in the search for a missing boater near Bayou La Batre, Alabama, Friday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received notification of an unmanned vessel at 12:28 p.m. Coast Guard Sector Mobile issued an urgent marine-information broadcast and small boats from Coast Guard Station Pascagoula and Coast Guard Station Dauphin Island, as well as an MH-65...

Coast Guard continues search for missing boaters in Mobile Bay area

Coast Guard continues search for missing boaters in Mobile Bay area
MOBILE – The Coast Guard continues to search for at least five people in the Mobile Bay area Sunday. Rescuers searched throughout the night for the missing boaters and have covered a total of 1,773 square miles as of 11:00 a.m., Sunday. More than 40 people have been rescued by a combined effort of multiple agencies and good Samaritans. One boater was rescued by a Coast Guard Station Dauphin Island...

Multiple Coast Guard units respond after sailing regatta is struck by severe weather

Multiple Coast Guard units respond after sailing regatta is struck by severe weather
The Coast Guard rescued one person near Dauphin Island at approximately 9 p.m. Saturday. Search and rescue efforts are ongoing with at least four persons still reported missing. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at approximately 4:30 p.m. that a sailing regatta in Mobile Bay was struck by severe weather causing multiple vessels to capsize and leaving multiple people on the water. Coast...

Coast Guard responds to vessel collision 18 miles south of Pascagoula

Coast Guard responds to vessel collision 18 miles south of Pascagoula
New Orleans – The Coast Guard responded to a vessel collision 18 miles south of Pascagoula Sunday evening. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a hailing mayday at 10:40 p.m. from a 74-foot shrimping vessel 18 miles south of Pascagoula, Mississippi. The vessel reported colliding with a 130-foot offshore supply vessel, the Gloria May. All three crew on board the shrimper successfully...

Coast Guard assists in rescue of 5 from burning boat near Petit Bois Island

Coast Guard assists in rescue of 5 from burning boat near Petit Bois Island
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard assisted in the rescue of five people after their 40-foot vessel caught fire near Petit Bois Island, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile, Alabama, received a distress call from the International Emergency Response Coordination Center reporting an Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon alert in the vicinity of Petit Bois Island. The Coast Guard responded...

Coast Guard responds to grounded tug near Petit Bois Island

Coast Guard responds to grounded tug near Petit Bois Island
PASCAGOULA, Miss. — The Coast Guard is responding to a report of a grounded tug taking on water outside Horn Island Pass near the western side of Petit Bois Island Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile, Ala., received a report that the uninspected towing vessel Martha T grounded at approximately 4 a.m. with five people aboard while making its way inside the channel of Horn Island...

Coast Guard completes escort of cruise ship Carnival Triumph

Coast Guard completes escort of cruise ship Carnival Triumph
MOBILE, Ala. — The Coast Guard escorted the disabled cruise ship Carnival Triumph to the Alabama Cruise Ship Terminal in Mobile Thursday evening. The tug vessel Roland Falgout and four assist tugs towed the Triumph to the Alabama Cruise Terminal following more than a 100-hour voyage from Cozumel, Mexico to Mobile. Resources used to assist the Triumph: The 210-foot Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous and...