Coast Guard, local agencies locate downed aircraft, recover body

Coast Guard, local agencies locate downed aircraft, recover body
NEW YORK – The Coast Guard responded to a report of a downed aircraft eight miles north of Mattituck Inlet, N.Y., today. At approximately 8:50 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound command center received notification from another aircraft operating in the vicinity that a plane went down. The aircraft was described as a small, white, fixed wing, single-engine plane. A rescue boatcrew from Coast...

Coast Guard searching for downed aircraft off Fort Lauderdale, Fla., coast

Coast Guard searching for downed aircraft off Fort Lauderdale, Fla., coast
MIAMI — Search-and-rescue crews are responding to a report of a downed aircraft three miles east of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Tuesday evening. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Seventh District command center received a report of the downed aircraft and launched an aircrew aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Miami and surface assets from Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale...

Coast Guard ends search for pilot, 2 passengers of downed aircraft near U.S. Virgin Islands

Coast Guard ends search for pilot, 2 passengers of downed aircraft near U.S. Virgin Islands
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard ended their search at sunset Monday for the pilot and two passengers who remain missing after their aircraft went down Saturday, approximately six nautical miles south of Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. Coast Guard and U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Natural Resources rescue crews rescued a woman from the downed aircraft Saturday afternoon, who reported...

Coast Guard rescues two from downed aircraft off Monterey coast

Coast Guard rescues two from downed aircraft off Monterey coast
MONTEREY, Calif. — The Coast Guard, in coordination with state and federal agencies, rescued two people from a downed Cessna airplane that landed in the water off the Monterey coast Sunday. The Coast Guard received a report of a mayday call at 3:06 p.m. from an aircraft approximately 38 nautical miles northwest of Morro Bay, Calif. The Coast Guard responded with one MH-65 helicopter rescue crew...

San Juan harbor restricted due to small plane wreckage

San Juan harbor restricted due to small plane wreckage
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard is implementing restrictions on deep draft vessel traffic transiting the southeastern portion of the Anegado Channel, near the Isla Grande Airport after responding to the downed aircraft in San Juan Harbor Wednesday. Due to its location, the sunken aircraft presents a navigational hazard to inbound and outbound deep draft vessels transiting through that portion...

Coast Guard crews respond to downed aircraft in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard crews respond to downed aircraft in San Juan, Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A Cessna aircraft crashed into San Juan Harbor, Puetro Rico, Wednesday, and Coast Guard and local agencies are responding to the crash site. Watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector San Juan received a report from the the Forces United for Rapid Action (FURA) at 2:24 p.m. Wednesday, stating a Cessna aircraft with one person aboard reportedly crashed approximately 500 yards from...

Coast Guard responds, suspends search for possible downed aircraft near Deal Island, Md.

BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard suspended its search at 1:38 p.m. Sunday for a possible downed aircraft in the Wenona area of Deal Island, Md. Neighborhood residents contacted Coast Guard Sector Baltimore watchstanders at approximately 6 p.m., reporting to have heard an aircraft engine and a big splash in the water but were not able to see anything due to darkness and weather conditions. “We treat...

Coast Guard locates downed aircraft near Bahamas

MIAMI — The U.S. Coast Guard, and partner agencies responded to a downed single engine cirrus type aircraft with two people aboard in the water approximately 2 miles west of Andros, Bahamas, Saturday. Search-and-rescue coordinators at the 7th Coast Guard District command center in Miami received the report of a downed aircraft at about 12:15 p.m. Saturday from air traffic control tower personnel...

Coast Guard responds to downed aircraft

USCG file photo DESTIN, Fla.— The U. S. Coast Guard responded the report of an aircraft that crashed, Tuesday, approximately 200 yards from the Northwest Florida Regional Airport. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a call from the Northwest Florida Regional Airport at 8 p.m. Tuesday, reporting that they lost communications with a piper aircraft with 3 people aboard. The aircraft...