Coast Guard rescues 2 people from capsized vessel near Tiger Pass, Louisiana

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from capsized vessel near Tiger Pass, Louisiana
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aricrew from Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans stands with two men they rescued from from a capsized vessel in Joe’s Bay, Louisiana, Sept. 27, 2019. The aircrew hoisted the people and transported them to Air Station New Orleans in stable condition. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo/Released) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued two people from a capsized vessel in...

Coast Guard rescues man from plane crash in Gulf of Mex

Coast Guard rescues man from plane crash in Gulf of Mex
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans poses with a man they rescued from a plane that crashed in the Gulf of Mexico approximately 8 miles southeast of Southwest Pass, Louisiana, Sept. 15, 2019.(U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued a man after his plane crashed in the Gulf of Mexico approximately 8 miles southeast of Southwest...

Coast Guard ends search for person in water near Venice, Louisiana

Coast Guard ends search for person in water near Venice, Louisiana
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard has ended its search for a person who was last seen swimming in the Lower Mississippi River near Venice, Louisiana, Sunday. Coast Guard crews searched 216 square miles for approximately 26 hours. “The decision to end a search is never easy,” said Lt. Cmdr. Patrick Plummer, a search and rescue mission coordinator at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans....

Coast Guard searching for person in water near Venice, Louisiana

Coast Guard searching for person in water near Venice, Louisiana
Coast Guard Cutter Sailfish file photo by Petty Officer Annie R. Berlin NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is searching for a person who was last seen swimming in the Lower Mississippi River near Venice, Louisiana, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 5:38 p.m. of a missing 27-year-old man who was last seen swimming in the Lower Mississippi River near mile marker...

Coast Guard rescues two people from sinking boat

Coast Guard rescues two people from sinking boat
The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Skipjack rescues two people from a sailboat that was sinking in the Gulf of Mexico, approximately 20 miles south of Venice, Louisiana, March 20, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Skipjack) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued two people from a sailboat that was sinking in the Gulf of Mexico, approximately 20 miles south of Venice, Louisiana,...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard suspended its search for a person who went into the water after a towing vessel capsized at mile marker 55 on the lower Mississippi River north of Point A La Hache, Louisiana, Tuesday. Coast Guard crews searched approximately 158 square-nautical miles for approximately 18 hours but were unable to find the missing person. Involved in the search...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water after vessel capsizes

Coast Guard searching for person in the water after vessel capsizes
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water after a towing vessel capsized at mile marker 55 on the lower Mississippi River north of Point A La Hache, Louisiana, Monday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a notification at 8:12 p.m. of the 54-foot inspected towing vessel Seattle Slew...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from grounded vessel

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from grounded vessel
Members from Coast Guard Station Venice, Louisiana, stand with two people they rescued from a grounded vessel in the marshes of Tiger Pass in Venice February 28, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Venice) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued two people from a grounded vessel in Venice, Louisiana, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report, at 4:20...

Coast Guard responds to vessel collision with 4 people in the water

Coast Guard responds to vessel collision with 4 people in the water
45-foot RB-M. U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Henry G. Dunphy. NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard responded to a report of four people in the water after two vessels collided near Baptiste Collette Bayou, Louisiana, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a notification at 10:45 a.m. of a vessel collision between a 40-foot commercial deck boat with eight...