Coast Guard ends search for pilot, 2 passengers of downed aircraft near U.S. Virgin Islands

Coast Guard ends search for pilot, 2 passengers of downed aircraft near U.S. Virgin Islands
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard ended their search at sunset Monday for the pilot and two passengers who remain missing after their aircraft went down Saturday, approximately six nautical miles south of Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. Coast Guard and U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Natural Resources rescue crews rescued a woman from the downed aircraft Saturday afternoon, who reported...

Coast Guard Captain of the Port reestablishes normal port operations in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard Captain of the Port reestablishes normal port operations in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard Sector San Juan Captain of the Port, Capt. Drew W. Pearson, set Port Condition Four at 6 a.m. Sunday for all the ports in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico following the passing of Tropical Storm Rafael. All the ports in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico have been authorized to resume normal port operations. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard, DPNR crews rescue survivor of downed aircraft near U.S. Virgin Islands

Coast Guard, DPNR crews rescue survivor of downed aircraft near U.S. Virgin Islands
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard and U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Natural Resources rescue crews rescued a woman of a downed aircraft Saturday afternoon and continue searching of three additional possible survivors, approximately six nautical miles south of Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. Rescued was Valerie Jackson, who was able to report to search and rescue personnel that there were...

Captain of the Port sets Port Condition YANKEE for the U.S. Virgin Islands, WHISKEY for Puerto Rico

Captain of the Port sets Port Condition YANKEE for the U.S. Virgin Islands, WHISKEY for Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard Sector San Juan Captain of the Port, Capt. Drew Pearson, set Port Condition YANKEE for all the ports in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Port Condition WHISKEY for all the ports in Puerto Rico at 10p.m. Friday due to incoming Tropical Storm Rafael. Port Condition YANKEE in U.S. Virgin Islands During Port Condition YANKEE (gale force winds are anticipated to make landfall...