Coast Guard suspends search for 4 missing near Southwest Pass

Coast Guard suspends search for 4 missing near Southwest Pass
Debris from helicopter crash 10 miles off Southwest Pass, Louisiana, Dec. 29, 2022.  (U.S. Cost Guard photo) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard suspended its search Thursday at approximately 6:15 p.m. for four passengers aboard a downed helicopter approximately 10 miles off Southwest Pass, Louisiana. Coast Guard District Eight watchstanders received a call at approximately 8:40 a.m. from Rotorcraft...

Coast Guard medevacs passenger from cruise ship near Venice, La

Coast Guard medevacs passenger from cruise ship near Venice, La
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat—Medium file photo. NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced a 64 year-old-female passenger Sunday from a cruise ship on the Mississippi River near Venice, Louisiana. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a call at 8:55 p.m. from the cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway requesting a medevac for a passenger who was reportedly in critical condition and...

Coast Guard rescues cruise ship passenger near Southwest Pass

Coast Guard rescues cruise ship passenger near Southwest Pass
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter landing in New Orleans, Louisiana. (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class James Hague) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued a cruise ship passenger Thursday evening, approximately 20 miles south of Southwest Pass, Louisiana. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call from the Carnival Valor at...

Coast Guard medevacs worker offshore Buras, Louisiana

Coast Guard medevacs worker offshore Buras, Louisiana
24-foot Response Boat-Small NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a 55 year-old-male worker from a commercial fishing vessel 11 miles south of Buras, Louisiana, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a call at 8:35 p.m. from the commercial fishing vessel Fatima Rose that a worker was having trouble breathing. Sector New Orleans watchstanders coordinated the launch of a...

Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters near Venice, La.

Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters near Venice, La.
A Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-60 Jayhawk aircrew lands their helicopter on a roadway near Venice, La, Oct. 8, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued two boaters from a vessel that struck a jetty Saturday evening near Venice, Louisiana. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a call at 8:43 p.m. from Plaquemines...

Coast Guard rescues 3 overdue boaters offshore Empire, La

Coast Guard rescues 3 overdue boaters offshore Empire, La
The Coast Guard rescued three boaters Sunday, approximately 25 miles offshore from Empire, Louisiana, Oct. 9, 2022. Two of the three boaters sustained injuries to their hands due to a shark attack. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued three overdue boaters Sunday, approximately 25 miles offshore from Empire, Louisiana. Coast Guard...

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember near Venice, La.

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember near Venice, La.
Coast Guard l 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Hunter Medley NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced a crewmember Wednesday from a commercial fishing vessel near Venice, Louisiana. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a distress call at 10:13 p.m. on Channel 16 from the commercial fishing vessel Rachel Marie of a 57-year-old crewmember suffering...

Coast Guard searching for man overboard near Southwest Pass, Louisiana

Coast Guard searching for man overboard near Southwest Pass, Louisiana
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is searching for a man overboard from the bulk carrier vessel Shandong Fu Xin approximately 97 miles southeast of Southwest Pass channel in Louisiana. The search is for a 5-foot 31-year-old Vietnamese male. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a radio call at approximately 6:35...

Coast Guard suspends search for 3 near Crescent City Bridge

Coast Guard suspends search for 3 near Crescent City Bridge
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard suspended its search for three missing minors near the Crescent City Connection Bridge  Sunday evening in New Orleans. Missing are a 15-year-old male, 14-year-old female and 8-year-old female last seen entering the water Saturday evening near the Crescent City Connection Bridge. “The decision to suspend any search and rescue case is never easy...