Coast Guard searching after radio beacon alert and debris found off Wilmington

Coast Guard searching after radio beacon alert and debris found off Wilmington
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and C-130 Hercules aircraft file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard is searching for a possible missing vessel after being alerted by an unregistered emergency position indicating radio beacon and finding a debris field approximately 126 miles southeast of Wilmington, Tuesday morning. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard District Five command center in Portsmouth,...

Coast Guard monitoring Falcon 9 rocket debris field

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida – The Coast Guard is working in close coordination with SpaceX and partner agencies to monitor the Falcon 9 debris field currently located more than 150 miles off the Florida-Georgia coast. The Coast Guard is cautioning vessels transiting that area and asking the public to report any sightings of debris that may wash ashore. Currently, no impacts from debris are expected...

Body located in debris field, Coast Guard continues search

Body located in debris field, Coast Guard continues search
ATLANTIC BEACH, Fla. – A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crew located a male body near a large debris field Sunday night in the Atlantic Ocean about 22 miles east of the entrance to the St. Johns River. A Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission aircrew reported the debris, including two large pieces of a vessel; 10 life jackets; flares; and an oil sheen, about 6 p.m. It is unknown if additional...

Coast Guard assists in search for Air France Flight 447

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Coast Guard watchstanders at the Rescue Coordination Center in Portsmouth assisted officials at the Rescue Coordination Center in Gris Nez, France, with the search for Air France Flight 447 by providing information to help locate the plane’s fuselage Tuesday night.