Coast Guard locates downed aircraft near Bahamas

MIAMI — The U.S. Coast Guard, and partner agencies responded to a downed single engine cirrus type aircraft with two people aboard in the water approximately 2 miles west of Andros, Bahamas, Saturday. Search-and-rescue coordinators at the 7th Coast Guard District command center in Miami received the report of a downed aircraft at about 12:15 p.m. Saturday from air traffic control tower personnel...

Coast Guard repatriates 91 Haitian migrants

MIAMI – Crewmembers from the Coast Guard Cutter Spencer repatriated 91 Haitian migrants to Cap Haitien, Haiti, Tuesday. The 91 Haitian migrants were interdicted during two separate incidents since Friday. While conducting a routine patrol in the Caribbean Sea, Spencer crewmembers located a 40-foot sail freighter east of Great Inagua, Bahamas, Friday. Spencer crewmembers safely embarked...

Coast Guard response to downed Bahamian aircraft highlights close partnership with Bahamian government

MIAMI – The Coast Guard’s response Monday to a downed Bahamian aircraft 23 miles from Freeport, Bahamas, highlights the Coast Guard’s close partnership with the Bahamian government.

Coast Guard and Bahamian officials locate downed aircraft

MIAMI — The U.S. Coast Guard, Bahamian Air Sea Rescue Association (BASRA) and Royal Bahamian Defence Force (RBDF) responded to a downed Piper aircraft in the waters approximately 23 miles northeast of Freeport, Bahamas, Monday.

Coast Guard crew rescues boaters from sunken vessel

MIAMI – The Coast Guard rescued two men Wednesday morning after their vessel sank approximately 10 miles south of Plana Cay, Bahamas.

Coast Guard searching for downed aircraft, 11 people aboard

MIAMI – Coast Guard crews are searching for an aircraft that reportedly crashed with 11 people aboard four miles west of West Caicos, Turks and Caicos Islands, Monday around 4:48 p.m.