Coast Guard, Chatham County Marine Patrol rescue missing jet skier

Coast Guard, Chatham County Marine Patrol rescue missing jet skier
Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file phto. CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard and the Chatham County Marine Patrol rescued a missing jet skier Saturday near Wasssaw Sound, Georgia. Rescued was Ben Whale, 24. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Charleston received a call via VHF-FM radio channel 16 at 5:37 p.m. from a friend of Whale stating he was searching for him after finding his...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard suspended the search for a person in the water near Port St. Joe, Florida, at 3:39 p.m., Wednesday. The Coast Guard searched approximately 7 square nautical miles for approximately nine hours. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report Tuesday at 7:35 p.m. from Gulf County Sheriff’s Office of a jet skier who went into the water and...

Coast Guard completes search after Fish and Wildlife Commission rescues man

Coast Guard completes search after Fish and Wildlife Commission rescues man
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard completed its search for a missing jet skier after a Florida Fish and Wildlife boatcrew found him near Panama City, Florida, Saturday. The FWC boatcrew rescued Michael Labron at 11:50 p.m. and transported him to awaiting emergency medical services at Colony Club in West Bay, Panama City. Involved in the search were: Coast Guard Station Panama...

Coast Guard searching for missing jet skier on Lake Ponchartrain

Coast Guard searching for missing jet skier on Lake Ponchartrain
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is searching for one overdue jet skier on Lake Ponchartrain near New Orleans, Sunday. Missing is Luis Carrillo, 29. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans were notified at 6:25 p.m., Saturday, by a good Samaritan who had spotted the overdue wearing a black wet suit drifting on a jet ski near the Highway 11 and Railroad bridges. The original departure...

Missing jet skier rescued near Honolulu airport

HONOLULU – A missing jet skier is safe after being found treading water near Honolulu International Airport by a Coast Guard helicopter Saturday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Honolulu command center received notification from the Honolulu Fire Department that a 29 year-old soldier from Schofield Barracks departed Sand Island on a jet ski and failed to return. Friends reported him overdue...