Coast Guard medevacs 2 swimmers near Destin, Florida

Coast Guard medevacs 2 swimmers near Destin, Florida
29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced two swimmers who were in distress while swimming near East Pass in Destin, Florida, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report around 1 p.m. that two swimmers were struggling to make it back to land after their raft had been swept away from shore. A nearby Good Samaritan was able to retrieve...

Coast Guard medevacs woman with leg injury near Mud Key

Coast Guard medevacs woman with leg injury near Mud Key
Coast Guard 24 foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water File Photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard medevaced a woman with a leg injury from a 13-foot pleasure craft Sunday evening near Mud Key, Florida. A Coast Guard Station Key West 24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water boat crew safely transferred the woman to awaiting emergency medical services in Sunset Key and taken to Lower Keys Medical...

Coast Guard medevacs 2 divers offshore Pensacola Beach, Florida

Coast Guard medevacs 2 divers offshore Pensacola Beach, Florida
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced two divers experiencing symptoms requiring medical attention offshore Pensacola Beach, Florida, Saturday. One 28-year-old male was transported to a local hospital in stable condition, and one 48-year-old male was pronounced deceased by a local coroner. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a...

Coast Guard medevacs man 131 miles west of Venice, Florida

Coast Guard medevacs man 131 miles west of Venice, Florida
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man with a reported moray eel bite from a fishing vessel 131 miles west of Venice, Florida Sunday. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew responded to the call and safely transported the 23-year-old man to Tampa General Hospital in stable condition. Coast...

Coast Guard terminates illegal charter near Davis Islands

Coast Guard terminates illegal charter near Davis Islands
A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg boatcrew, terminate the voyage of a 29-foot uninspected passenger vessel near Davis Island, Florida June 4, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo.) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. —The Coast Guard terminated an illegal charter near Davis Islands, Florida Thursday. A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg 29-foot Response Boat–Small law enforcement crew, along with Coast Guard Investigating...

Coast Guard rescues 3 people, dog offshore Apalachicola, Florida

Coast Guard rescues 3 people, dog offshore Apalachicola, Florida
A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk Helicopter aircrew rescued three people and a dog from a capsized vessel approximately 70 nautical miles south of Apalachicola, Florida, May 7, 2020. U.S. Coast Guard photo. NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued three people and a dog from a capsized fishing vessel offshore Apalachicola, Florida, Thursday. All passengers on board, including the dog,...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker near Pensacola, Florida

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker near Pensacola, Florida
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing kayaker near Pensacola, Florida.  The Coast Guard searched approximately 3,918 square miles over 105 hours. Missing is Tosh Mutdho, last seen departing the Pensacola Beach Pier at approximately 6 p.m. Monday on a kayak. The Coast Guard searched approximately 3,918 square miles over 105...

Coast Guard searching for missing kayaker near Pensacola, Florida

Coast Guard searching for missing kayaker near Pensacola, Florida
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for an overdue kayaker in Pensacola, Florida. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a notification at approximately 10 p.m. on Monday from friends of Tosh Mutdho, the missing kayaker, who departed Pensacola Beach Pier in a green kayak at around 5:40...

Coast Guard medevacs man 40 miles west of Hernando Beach

Coast Guard medevacs man 40 miles west of Hernando Beach
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photo ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a recreational vessel 40 miles west of Hernando Beach, Florida Monday. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew responded to the call and safely transported the man to Tampa General Hospital. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg watchstanders received a VHF marine...