Coast Guard crews suspend the search for a possible person in the water off of Plum Island

Coast Guard crews suspend the search for a possible person in the water off of Plum Island
NEW YORK – Coast Guard crews suspended the search for a possible person in the water off of Plum Island, New York, Wednesday evening. The search was suspended at approximately 5:30 p.m., Wednesday after Coast Guard and local agencies searched continuously for 26 hours covering more than 890 square miles. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound were notified by a good Samaritan who...

Coast Guard crews continue to search for a possible person in the water off of Plum Island

Coast Guard crews continue to search for a possible person in the water off of Plum Island
NEW YORK – Coast Guard crews continue to search for a possible person in the water off of Plum Island, New York, Wednesday. Coast Guard watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound were notified by a good Samaritan who located an overturned kayak off of East Point, Plum Island at approximately 3:20 p.m., Tuesday. A smallboat from Coast Guard Station Montauk and an MH-60 Jayhawk Helicopter...