Coast Guard rescues 3 from disabled vessel on Lake Pontchartrain

Coast Guard rescues 3 from disabled vessel on Lake Pontchartrain
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued three people from a disabled vessel on Lake Pontchartrain, Thursday. Watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received notification from St. Charles Sheriff’s Office of a disabled 17-foot personal craft with three men aboard in the vicinity of the spillway and the airport on Lake Pontchartrain. The disabled vessel reportedly had a dead battery...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner in Lake Pontchartrain

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced a man in Lake Pontchartrain near the HWY 11 bridge Saturday.

Coast Guard locates overdue mariners in Lake Pontchartrain

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard located two overdue mariners on Lake Pontchartrain, Thursday.

Oil sheen and tarballs found on Lake Pontchartrain

HOUMA, La. – Oil observers reported sheen and tar balls in the Rigolets and Lake Pontchartrain this morning to the Slidell Forward Operating Base of the Deepwater Horizon Response.

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater on Lake Pontchartrain

NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a boater that went missing on Lake Pontchartrain, Monday.

Coast Guard locates overdue sailing vessel

NEW ORLEANS, La. — Coast Guard crews located a father and daughter who did not return from a sailing trip on Lake Pontchartrain, early Wednesday morning.

Coast Guard searching for man missing in Lake Pontchartrain

NEW ORLEANS — The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a 33-year-old-man who went missing in Lake Pontchartrain approximately a quarter-of-a-mile south of Mandeville, La., Thursday.

Coast Guard rescues one, searching for second after plane crash in Lake Pontchartrain

NEW ORLEANS — The U.S. Coast Guard has rescued one pilot and is searching for a second after the U.S. Navy T-34 plane they were aboard crash landed in Lake Pontchartrain, Saturday. Watchstanders at the Eighth Coast Guard District Command Center received a call at approximately 6:40 p.m. Saturday, from the Air Traffic Control at the Lake Front Airport stating that a U.S. Navy T-34 training plane was...

Fourth missing boater rescued in Lake Pontchartrain

NEW ORLEANS — Saint Tammany’s Parish Water Patrol rescued a missing boater from Lake Pontchartrain at approximately11:30 a.m., Sunday, nearly 24 hours after his boat capsized in Lake Pontchartrain.