Coast Guard continuing search for missing pilot, aircraft

Coast Guard continuing search for missing pilot, aircraft
Coast Guard HC-144 file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is continuing to search for a missing Cirrus aircraft in the Gulf of Mexico approximately 118 nautical miles north of the Yucatan Peninsula Thursday. Watchstanders at the Eighth Coast Guard District command center in New Orleans received a report from the North American Aerospace Defense Command Wednesday evening that one person aboard a...

Coast Guard searching for missing aircraft

Coast Guard searching for missing aircraft
Coast Guard C-130 file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to an aircraft emergency in the Gulf of Mexico approximately 118 nautical miles north of the Yucatan Peninsula, Thursday. Watchstanders at the Eighth Coast Guard District command center in New Orleans received a report from the North American Aerospace Defense Command, Wednesday evening that one person aboard a privately owned...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing pilot 460 miles off Pt. Reyes

Coast Guard suspends search for missing pilot 460 miles off Pt. Reyes
ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard suspended the search this afternoon for a the pilot aboard a plane that down in the Pacific Ocean approximately 460 miles off Pt. Reyes late Thursday night. A Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento HC-130 aircrew and the Marshall Islands-flagged tanker Neptun conducted search efforts in the Pacific Ocean. The Coast Guard aircrew searched a 368 square-mile area for approximately...

National Capital Region Coast Guard crew named 2014 unit of year by NORAD

National Capital Region Coast Guard crew named 2014 unit of year by NORAD
Canadian Forces Brig. Gen. Alain Pelletier (center), the deputy commander of the Continental United States NORAD Region, presents the 2014 Continental North American Region Aerospace Control Alert Unit of the Year award to NCRADF Operations Officer Lt. Cmdr. Zac Mathews (left) and Capt. Peter Mingo (right), the commanding officer of Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City, N.J. (U.S. Coast Guard photo...