Coast Guard locates, hoists missing hunter on Ossabaw Island

Coast Guard locates, hoists missing hunter on Ossabaw Island
Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard located and hoisted a missing hunter on Ossabaw Island, Georgia, Friday. A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew located, hoisted and transported the hunter to Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) personnel to a nearby...

Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen crew rescues injured man from shoreline rocks

Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen crew rescues injured man from shoreline rocks
The crew of a Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-65 Dolphin helicopter transfers a rescued man to Emergency Medical Service personnel at Air Station Borinquen Dec. 11, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo). SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of a Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-65 Dolphin helicopter rescued an injured man from the shoreline rocks and high surf at Domes Beach Wednesday afternoon in...

Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters near Folly River

Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters near Folly River
Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued two people from a disabled sailing vessel near the Folly River Entrance, Wednesday. A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew hoisted the two boaters and transported them to Charleston Executive Airport with no medical concerns. At...

Coast Guard suspends search for crewmember near Ingleside, Texas

Coast Guard suspends search for crewmember near Ingleside, Texas
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard suspended its search Wednesday evening for the missing crewmember aboard the vessel Cristi that sank in the La Quinta Channel near Ingleside, Texas. Coast Guard crews searched over 143 square miles for approximately 31 hours. “Our hearts are with his family and friends during this difficult time as it is never...

Coast Guard searching for missing crewmember near Ingleside, Texas

Coast Guard searching for missing crewmember near Ingleside, Texas
Coast Guard Station Port Aransas 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing crewmember after a vessel sank in the La Quinta Channel near Ingleside, Texas. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received notification that the vessel Cristi sank approximately 100 yards north...

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue aircraft in the Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue aircraft in the Gulf of Mexico
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard suspended its search Monday for the two people aboard an overdue helicopter that crashed in the Gulf of Mexico. Coast Guard crews searched over 4,117 square-nautical miles for approximately 68 hours but were unable to find the passengers. “It is never easy to suspend a search,” said Lt. Cmdr. Michelle Ferguson from...

Coast Guard medevacs hunter from Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Coast Guard medevacs hunter from Savannah National Wildlife Refuge
Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson SAVANNAH, Ga. — Coast Guard crews medevaced an injured hunter Sunday from the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge. The 45-year-old male injured their ankle while hunting. Coast Guard Air Station Savannah watchstanders received an emergency call from the hunter and launched an MH-65 Dolphin...

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...