Coast Guard searching for plane crash survivors near Emerald Isle, NC

Coast Guard searching for plane crash survivors near Emerald Isle, NC
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Nathan Bruckenthal file photo. PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Coast Guard crews are searching for survivors after a Cessna airplane crashed southeast of Bogue Inlet, near Emerald Isle, North Carolina, late Monday evening. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina command center received a call from Air Traffic Control Cherry Point at approximately 11 p.m., that an aircraft...

Coast Guard searching for possible person in water near Dutch Harbor

Coast Guard searching for possible person in water near Dutch Harbor
Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak HC-130 file photo JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard is searching for a possible person in the water near Dutch Harbor, Alaska, Thursday. Missing is 33-year-old Steven Mencer, last seen wearing a neon green pullover rain jacket with orange and black pants. Mencer was reported missing after failing to report to crew check-in while the  164-foot fishing vessel Alaska Mist,...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship off New Jersey coast

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship off New Jersey coast
Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 53-year-old woman approximately 120 miles off the coast of New Jersey, Sunday evening. The captain of the cruise ship Norwegian Gem contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay’s command center at 2:30 p.m. and notified them that a passenger was suffering from...

Coast Guard concludes search for missing fishermen off Hawaii Island

Coast Guard concludes search for missing fishermen off Hawaii Island
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West HONOLULU — The Coast Guard has concluded the search for two fishermen presumed to have been swept off the shore of Hawaii Island on Wednesday night. James Oyama, 62, and Jay Jara, 37, remain missing. “Pending any further developments, we’ve suspended the active search for these men,” said Cmdr. Benjamin Gates,...

Coast Guard, Hawaii County searching for missing fishers off Big Island

Coast Guard, Hawaii County searching for missing fishers off Big Island
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Hawaii County Fire, and Hawaii County Police are currently searching for two fishers presumed swept off the shore of the Big Island Wednesday evening. Missing are James Oyama, 63, and Jay Jara Oyama, 37. “We are working cooperatively with Hawaii County to search the area,” said Charles...

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 suspends search for missing woman off Oahu

Coast Guard suspends search for missing woman off Oahu
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by PA3 Luke Clayton HONOLULU – The Coast Guard suspended their active search for the missing swimmer off Waimea Bay at 11:00 p.m., Sunday, before transferring the lead to Honolulu Fire Department who will attempt further location and recovery through Monday. Hanna Wänerskog, 20, remains missing. “This incident is...

Coast Guard suspends search for 5 missing fishermen near Sutwik Island

Coast Guard suspends search for 5 missing fishermen near Sutwik Island
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Auxiliarist Joseph Feldman. JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard suspended its search Wednesday at 6:08 p.m. for five missing fishermen in the waters near Sutwik Island, Alaska. The search spanned over 20 hours, 1,400 square miles and included the following assets: 4 MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crews 2 HC-130 Hercules airplane crews Coast Guard Cutter...

Coast Guard searching for survivors after boat sinks near Sutwik Island

Coast Guard searching for survivors after boat sinks near Sutwik Island
Coast Guard Cutter Mellon file photo JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard crews are searching for five people in the water Wednesday after their boat sank near Sutwik Island, Alaska. The 130-foot crab fishing vessel Scandies Rose, homeported in Dutch Harbor, sank at approximately 10 p.m. Tuesday with seven crew members aboard. Two survivors were rescued, five crew members are still missing. The vessel’s...