Coast Guard suspends search for person near Main Pass, LA

Coast Guard suspends search for person near Main Pass, LA
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a person in the water near Main Pass, Louisiana. Rescue crews searched more than 3,949 square miles for a combined search time of approximately 105 hours. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call from a good Samaritan at approximately 3 p.m. Wednesday reporting an unmanned red and yellow 25-foot...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Main Pass, LA

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Main Pass, LA
U.S. Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft – Law Enforcement File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water Thursday near Main Pass, Louisiana. Rescue crews are searching for a 48-year-old, 5-foot-10 Caucasian male last seen wearing a white shirt. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call from a good Samaritan at approximately 3 p.m....

Coast Guard suspends search near Southwest Pass, La.

Coast Guard suspends search near Southwest Pass, La.
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a person in the water near Southwest Pass, Louisiana. Rescue crews searched more than 4,600 square miles for a combined search time of 80 hours. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call at 1:30 p.m. Thursday from the fishing vessel Master Wayne crew reporting a crewmember reportedly fell overboard. Rescue...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Southwest Pass

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Southwest Pass
Coast Guard Cutter Amberjack File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water Friday near Southwest Pass, Louisiana. Rescue crews are searching for a 6-foot-4 white male last seen wearing a blue shirt and gray backpack. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call from the fishing vessel Master Wayne crew at 1:30 p.m., Thursday reporting a crewmember...

Coast Guard rescues 3 people from sinking vessel near Black Bay, LA

Coast Guard rescues 3 people from sinking vessel near Black Bay, LA
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued three people from a sinking vessel Thursday night near Black Bay. All three people on board the vessel were safely rescued with no reported medical concerns. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report around 11 p.m. that a 40-foot fishing vessel was taking on water...

Coast Guard responds to multiple cases along Gulf Coast

Coast Guard responds to multiple cases along Gulf Coast
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard responded to multiple search and rescue cases along the Gulf Coast over the weekend. Coast Guard crews at Sectors Corpus Christi, Houston-Galveston, New Orleans and Mobile worked six separate cases, with three of those occurring Sunday. “As the warmer weather approaches, boaters are becoming more active on the waterways throughout the region, and we want to remind...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Allen Bay

Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Allen Bay
A Coast Guard Sector Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew medevacs a mariner near Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, February 1, 2021. NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced a mariner Monday from an aground vessel near Allen Bay. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report from Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s office at 3:30 p.m. of a 15-foot skiff boat that ran...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner, dog near Yellow Cotton Bay

Coast Guard medevacs mariner, dog near Yellow Cotton Bay
A Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 aircrew medevac one mariner and his dog from an aground vessel Nov. 18, 2020, near Yellow Cotton Bay, Louisiana.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced one mariner and his dog Wednesday from an aground vessel near Yellow Cotton Bay. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report from Plaquemines Parish...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Pilottown

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Pilottown
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard suspended its search Friday at 1:30 p.m. for a person in the water near Pilottown. Missing is Cristina Castro, 38, from Modesto, California. The Coast Guard crews searched approximately 1,518 square miles continuously for a total of 24 hours. “The decision to suspend a case is never easy,” said Lt. Cmdr. Patrick Plummer, the search and rescue...