Coast Guard establishes safety zone, restrictions for Pensacola Beach Air Show

Coast Guard establishes safety zone, restrictions for Pensacola Beach Air Show
Pensacola Beach, FL — The Coast Guard is scheduled to set up two temporary safety zones in portions of the Gulf of Mexico and the Santa Rosa Sound during the Annual Pensacola Beach Air Show over the Gulf of Mexico at Pensacola Beach July 8 through 12 from 7:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. The Gulf of Mexico safety zone includes all waters 1.75 nautical miles east and 1.5 nautical miles west of position 30̊...

Coast Guard, local agencies searching for downed military aircraft near Santa Rosa

Coast Guard, local agencies searching for downed military aircraft near Santa Rosa
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for a downed military aircraft near Santa Rosa Sound, Florida, Wednesday. Watchstanders at the 8th Coast Guard District Command Center received a report of a downed military aircraft at approximately 11 p.m., Tuesday. The aircraft reportedly had four Hammond, Louisiana-based National Guard aircrew and seven Camp Lejeune-based Marines. The...