Coast Guard ends search after plane crash victims bodies are located

Coast Guard ends search after plane crash victims bodies are located
Coast Guard 47-foot Motor Lifeboat File Photo NEW YORK — The Coast Guard ended its search for two missing airplane passengers after two bodies were discovered Sunday afternoon. Divers located the bodies after finding the wreckage of the aircraft in about 20-feet of water south of Quogue, New York. By locating the other individuals, all three passengers have been accounted for. The first body was...

Coast Guard continues to search, assist partner agencies following plane crash

Coast Guard continues to search, assist partner agencies following plane crash
NEW YORK — The Coast Guard and local partner agencies continue to search for two individuals who were on a plane that crashed off the Hamptons, Saturday morning. At approximately 11:10 Saturday morning, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound were notified by Southampton Police that a surfer had seen a plane crash into the water about one mile south of Quogue. Prior to the crash, three...

Coast Guard, partner agencies responding to reported plane crash

Coast Guard, partner agencies responding to reported plane crash
Coast Guard 47-foot Motor Lifeboat File Photo New York – The Coast Guard and local partner agencies are responding to a reported plane crash south of Quoge, New York, Saturday. At approximately 11:10 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound were notified by Southampton Police that a twin-engine Piper PA-34 had crashed into the water about one mile south of Quoge. The watchstanders...

Coast Guard suspends search for two people in water near Indian Wells Beach, N.Y.

Coast Guard suspends search for two people in water near Indian Wells Beach, N.Y.
Coast Guard Cutter Steelhead file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Erik Swanson. NEW YORK – The Coast Guard suspended their search Sunday at 1:20 p.m., for two missing people in the water near Indian Wells Beach, Long Island, New York. “Following a tireless search for the two individuals who remain missing, it is with deep sadness that we are suspending the active search efforts,” said Capt....

Coast Guard responds to downed plane near Indian Wells Beach, N.Y.

Coast Guard responds to downed plane near Indian Wells Beach, N.Y.
Coast Guard Cutter Steelhead file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Erik Swanson. NEW YORK – The U.S. Coast Guard and partner agencies are responding to a downed plane off the Long Island coast near East Hamptons, New York, Saturday. The small plane which crashed about one mile off of Indian Wells Beach, Long Island, N.Y., has been confirmed to be a Piper PA31 Navajo aircraft traveling with four...

Coast Guard rescues 3 people in distress from Moriches Inlet

Coast Guard rescues 3 people in distress from Moriches Inlet
A disabled 14-foot boat is put into a tow by a commercial salvage company near Moriches, New York, November 3, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Christopher Geiser) NEW YORK — Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station East Moriches rescued three people in distress near Moriches Inlet, New York, Friday. At approximately 10:50 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island...

Coast Guard medevacs 43-year-old man south of Shinnecock Inlet

Coast Guard medevacs 43-year-old man south of Shinnecock Inlet
USCG File Photo NEW YORK – The Coast Guard medevaced a 43-year-old man from a fishing vessel 25-miles south of Shinnecock Inlet, New York, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound watchstanders received a notification at 1:50 a.m., of a crewmember aboard a fishing vessel who was suffering from shortness of breath and tightening in his chest. A Coast Guard Station Shinnecock 47-foot Motor Lifeboat...

Coast Guard ends search for missing swimmer off Smith Point Beach, N.Y.

Coast Guard ends search for missing swimmer off Smith Point Beach, N.Y.
USCG File Photo NEW YORK – The Coast Guard ended their search for a possible person in the water near Smith Point Beach, New York, Monday. The search was ended after a body matching the description of the missing person was located and recovered along Smith Point Beach near Old Inlet. Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound received report at approximately 6:50 a.m., Monday, that a Suffolk County shore...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing fisherman south of Montauk, NY

Coast Guard suspends search for missing fisherman south of Montauk, NY
USCG File Photo NEW YORK — The Coast Guard suspended the search Tuesday evening for a missing person who was last seen aboard a fishing vessel 25 miles south of Montauk, New York. Missing is a 55-year old crewmember from the fishing vessel Miss Shauna who was last seen at 4:00 p.m., Monday, and was not wearing a life jacket at the time. For approximately 28-hours, a number of Coast Guard units, as...