Coast Guard searching for overdue aircraft in the Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard searching for overdue aircraft in the Gulf of Mexico
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is searching for two people aboard an overdue helicopter that likely crashed in the Gulf of Mexico, Saturday. The tail number of the helicopter is N79LP and the owner is Panther Marine. Watchstanders at Coast Guard District Eight received a report at 10:37 a.m. from Panther Marine that the helicopter...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 2 from sinking catamaran

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 2 from sinking catamaran
A Coast Guard Station San Juan small boat crew rescue two people after it was reported the sailing vessel Blue Cocktail was taking on water 10 miles north of Manati, Puerto Rico, Dec. 6, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard video) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard air and surface crews and the crew of the passenger ferry Kydon combined efforts to rescue two boaters from a sinking catamaran Friday night, approximately...

Coast Guard rescues 17 people from disabled vessel 17 miles east of Juno Beach

Coast Guard rescues 17 people from disabled vessel 17 miles east of Juno Beach
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bernard Webber file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley. MIAMI — The Coast Guard and Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office (PBSO) rescued 17 people Saturday from a disabled vessel 17 miles east of Juno Beach, which was also reported overdue from the Bahamas. Coast Guard 7th District Command Center watchstanders received a notification from the Coast Guard Liaison Office...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water in Mobile Bay

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water in Mobile Bay
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard suspended its search, Saturday, for a person in the water in Mobile Bay, Alabama. The Coast Guard and local agencies began searching Friday after watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report of a capsized boat in Mobile Bay. Coast Guard crews searched an area of 1,152 square nautical miles over the course...

Coast Guard continues search for person in Mobile Bay

Coast Guard continues search for person in Mobile Bay
Coast Guard Cutter Ridley file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard and local agencies are continuing their search for a person in the water in Mobile Bay, Alabama, Friday. Of the three mariners reportedly aboard the commercial fishing vessel when it sank, one crewmember was rescued by a Good Samaritan vessel earlier and another was found deceased by rescue divers. The other crewmember has yet to...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing mariner 529 miles east of Virginia Beach

Coast Guard suspends search for missing mariner 529 miles east of Virginia Beach
Coast Guard HC-130 file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard suspended its search Wednesday evening for a man who reportedly entered the water with two other people on Wednesday morning. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard’s 5th District command center received the initial report at approximately 4 a.m. that motor vessel Stena Progress had diverted from its course to respond to a MAYDAY broadcast...

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue vessel in Vermillion Bay, Louisiana

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue vessel in Vermillion Bay, Louisiana
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard suspended its search for one person aboard an overdue vessel in Vermillion Bay, Louisiana, Saturday. Coast Guard crews spent over 29 hours onscene and searched more than 1,560 square-nautical miles over the course of three days but were unable to locate the man. “Our condolences go out to the family,” said Lt. Cmdr. Patrick Plummer, the search and rescue mission...

Coast Guard searching for an airman in the water near Destin, Florida

Coast Guard searching for an airman in the water near Destin, Florida
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard, the Air Force and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission are searching for a person in the water two nautical miles offshore Destin, Florida. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at approximately 11:30 a.m. Tuesday to aid in locating an Airman who exited a C-130...

Coast Guard continues search for 2 missing men, dog along US eastern seaboard

Coast Guard continues search for 2 missing men, dog along US eastern seaboard
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry file photo by Aux. Michael Dubin BOSTON – The U.S. Coast Guard is continuing its search for two overdue sail-boaters and their dog after they did not arrive at their destination in Norfolk, Virginia, on Friday, Oct. 25. Missing are: Ryan Hollis Joshua Kane Cairone French bulldog, Louis-the-buoy All were last seen aboard a white 43-foot Benneteau sailboat named Carol...