Coast Guard warns of consequences for false mayday calls

Coast Guard warns of consequences for false mayday calls
WARRENTON, Ore. – The Coast Guard is warning individuals who make false mayday reports to the Coast Guard, that there are consequences to those actions. Coast Guard Sector Columbia River Command Center personnel have received four potentially false mayday calls in the last two weeks. “Hoax calls waste valuable time and resources, but most importantly it potentially puts responding personnel in...