Parasailing Accident in South Padre Island leaves woman dead

Parasailing Accident in South Padre Island leaves woman dead
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – A boater recovered the body of a woman who was parasailing Saturday evening, after she fell to the water near South Padre Island. The boater called the Coast Guard at 6:23 p.m., reporting that he picked her up and began CPR. A Coast Guard Station South Padre Island boatcrew continued CPR and transported her to local emergency services where she was pronounced dead. The details...

Coast Guard releases safety alert for parasailing operations

Coast Guard releases safety alert for parasailing operations
MOBILE, Ala. — The Coast Guard has issued a safety alert for parasailing operations entitled “Know Your Ropes,” which highlights safety factors associated with previous parasailing incidents. The findings of past parasail investigations have several common factors, and the Coast Guard has developed the mnemonic ROPES to remind operators of the important safety issues that may help prevent...

Coast Guard adjourns open hearings on North Carolina parasailing accident – with video

WILMINGTON, N.C. – The Coast Guard adjourned three days of formal hearings at the New Hanover County Courthouse Friday for a parasailing accident Aug. 28 in which two women died in Ocean Isle, N.C.

Coast Guard to hold formal hearing on N.C. parasailing accident

WILMINGTON, N.C. – The Coast Guard is scheduled to hold a formal hearing to receive testimonies concerning the parasailing accident that occurred Aug. 28 in Ocean Isle, N.C. that resulted in the death of two women.