Coast Guard suspends search for 9 missing in float plane crash

Coast Guard suspends search for 9 missing in float plane crash
Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento C-27J Spartan file photo by Lt. Scott Handlin SEATTLE – The Coast Guard has suspended active searches at 12:00 p.m. Monday for the missing individuals from the crash of a floatplane in Mutiny Bay off Whidbey Island pending further developments. Shortly after 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound were notified that a float plane...

Coast Guard responds to crashed plane in Mutiny Bay, WA

Coast Guard responds to crashed plane in Mutiny Bay, WA
Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento C-27J Spartan file photo by Lt. Scott Handlin SEATTLE – The Coast Guard is responding to a report of a plane that crashed Sunday afternoon in Mutiny Bay west of Whidbey Island. Wacthstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound Command Center received a report at 3:11 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time) that a float plane crashed with nine adults and one child aboard....

Coast Guard to participate in Seattle Fleet Week and Seafair events

Coast Guard to participate in Seattle Fleet Week and Seafair events
A rescue basket is dropped from a Coast Guard MH-65E Dolphin helicopter to the deck of a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium while conducting a search and rescue demonstration in Elliott Bay near Seattle, Washington, Aug. 5, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer Steve Strohmaier) SEATTLE — Coast Guard crews are scheduled to participate in multiple events throughout the Seattle area for the...

Coast Guard terminates illegal charter on Lake Washington

Coast Guard terminates illegal charter on Lake Washington
Coast Guard 25-foot Response Boat-Small File Photo SEATTLE — The Coast Guard terminated an illegal charter Saturday near Mercer Island on Lake Washington. A Coast Guard Station Seattle boarding team observed a 38-foot vessel which had 15 passengers and one non-credentialed mariner operating as an illegal passenger-for-hire operation. The vessel was also knowingly operating in violation of an order...

Coast Guard saves 3 after medical emergency in Elliot Bay, WA

Coast Guard saves 3 after medical emergency in Elliot Bay, WA
Coast Guard 25-foot Response Boat-Small File PhotoSEATTLE — The Coast Guard saved three people Saturday following a medical emergency aboard a 45-foot sailing vessel in Elliot Bay. An adult male aboard a sailing boat used a marine-band radio to hail watchstanders at the 13th Coast Guard District at about 12:25 p.m. Saturday and report his two young daughters were suffering from symptoms commonly...

Coast Guard responds to boat fire, pollution on Vashon Island

Coast Guard responds to boat fire, pollution on Vashon Island
A photo taken by an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Air Station Port Angeles shows a sheen in and around the location of an extinguished boat fire on Vashon Island, WA, on Monday, March 29.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Air Station Port Angeles) SEATTLE — The Coast Guard and partner agencies responded to a boat fire Monday morning at Quartermaster Harbor Yacht Club on Vashon Island this morning. At...

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to vessel fire in Tacom

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to vessel fire in Tacom
The Coast Guard and partner agencies respond to an active fire Feb. 18, 2021, aboard a commercial fishing vessel moored in Tacoma (Tacoma Fire Department photo) SEATTLE — The Coast Guard and State of Washington partner agencies are responding to an active fire Thursday on board a commercial fishing vessel moored in Tacoma. The fire broke out shortly before midnight aboard the 233-foot ‘Aleutian...

Coast Guard, partner agencies suspend search for missing person

Coast Guard, partner agencies suspend search for missing person
Coast Guard Cutter Osprey file photo by Petty Officer Robert K. Lanier SEATTLE — The Coast Guard and partner agencies suspended search efforts at 9:17 a.m. Wednesday for a missing mariner in Lake Washington. A Formula One jet boat was found bumping against a dock Tuesday near Juanita Bay; the engine was running in neutral with a cellphone and wallet on board. “Suspending search efforts is always...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Tulalip Tribal Officer

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Tulalip Tribal Officer
Coast Guard Cutter Sea Lion file photo SEATTLE — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a Tulalip Tribal Police Department Officer missing in the waters near Naval Station Everett on the Snohomish River. Of the two crew members who went missing after their vessel capsized in rough waters, only one has been recovered. At 8:48 p.m. Tuesday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound received...