Coast Guard responds to report of downed aircraft on Catalina Island

Coast Guard responds to report of downed aircraft on Catalina Island
MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter from FOB Point Mugu file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sondra-Kay Kneen. SAN PEDRO, Calif. – Coast Guard search-and-rescue crews responded to a report of a downed aircraft on Catalina Island Tuesday morning. At approximately 9:00 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach command center received a report of an overdue Bell Robinson helicopter with one person aboard...

Coast Guard responding to two downed aircraft near Ketchikan, Alaska

Coast Guard responding to  two downed aircraft near Ketchikan, Alaska
Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco file photo JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard, partner agencies and good Samaritans are responding to two downed aircraft and are searching for three people in the vicinity of George Inlet near Ketchikan, Alaska, Monday. Ten people were rescued and are receiving medical care, the extent of their injuries are unknown. Three people are confirmed deceased. The aircraft...

Coast Guard continues search for downed aircraft east of Palm Beach

Coast Guard continues search for downed aircraft east of Palm Beach
A Coast Guard Cutter James crewmember  searching for the downed Piper Saratoga aircraft east of Palm Beach. MIAMI — The Coast Guard continues to search Saturday for a downed Piper Saratoga aircraft with two people aboard 23 miles east of Palm Beach. The Coast Guard Cutter Paul Clark (WPC-1106) and Coast Guard Cutter James (WMSL-754) crews will continue to search during the day. Coast Guard Air Station...

Coast Guard responding to downed aircraft 23 miles East of Palm Beach

Coast Guard responding to downed aircraft 23 miles East of Palm Beach
Coast Guard Cutter Paul Clark file photo MIAMI— The Coast Guard along with Palm Beach Sheriff Office are responding to a downed aircraft Friday approximately 23 miles east of Palm Beach. Coast Guard Seventh District watchstanders were notified by the Federal Aviation Administration of a possible downed Piper Saratoga aircraft with two people aboard. The Coast Guard issued an Urgent Marine Information...

Coast Guard suspends search for downed aircraft east of Jacksonville

Coast Guard suspends search for downed aircraft east of Jacksonville
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Coast Guard responders have suspended their search for a downed aircraft off the coast of Jacksonville. Coast Guard 7th District suspended after searching approximately 1400 square miles for 56 hours. Coast Guard assets involved in the 21 sorties include: googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard continues to search for downed aircraft east of Jacksonville

Coast Guard continues to search for downed aircraft east of Jacksonville
Coast Guard Cutter Sawfish file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Michael Anderson JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard continues to search Friday for a downed aircraft two miles east of St. John’s River Inlet. The Coast Guard Cutter Sawfish crew will continue to search throughout the night. At approximately 9:45 a.m. Thursday, the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center (AFRCC) notified Coast...

Coast Guard responds to downed aircraft, locate 2 people deceased

Coast Guard responds to downed aircraft, locate 2 people deceased
A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard along with partner agencies located the remains of two people involved in a downed aircraft incident Saturday approximately 20 miles east of St. Lucie Inlet. The Miami Air Traffic Control Center notified Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders of a suspected downed aircraft at approximately 11:45 a.m. The pilot...

Coast Guard assisting in search for survivors of downed small aircraft near Pellicer Creek

Coast Guard assisting in search for survivors of downed small aircraft near Pellicer Creek
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter File Photo JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard is assisting in the search for survivors of a downed small aircraft Friday in the vicinity of Pellicer Creek. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville Command Center were notified of the situation at 11:30 p.m., Thursday, by St. Johns County Fire Rescue. A crew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk...

Coast Guard responding to possible downed aircraft near Redondo Beach Harbor

Coast Guard responding to possible downed aircraft near Redondo Beach Harbor
USCG File Photo SAN PEDRO, Calif. ­­– The Coast Guard is investigating reports of a possible downed aircraft approximately 2 miles north of Redondo Beach Harbor, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach received an emergency notification for assistance at 11:45 a.m., coming from an aircraft’s emergency location transmitter beacon. Shortly after the initial notification...