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Coast Guard is search for 2 missing persons near Perdido Pass, Alabama

Coast Guard is search for 2 missing persons near Perdido Pass, Alabama. MH-65 Dolphin Air Station New Orleans. HH-65C Dolphin.
Archive image: a Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Air Station New Orleans lands on the flight deck of the Coast Guard Cutter Resolute, a 210-foot medium endurance cutter on station near the Deepwater Horizon spill site. The Resolute is part of the largest oil spill response in history.
U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class John Masson.

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard RB-M and MH-65 Dolphin helicopter, and partners, are in search for two missing people last seen swimming near Perdido Pass, Sunday.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report from a 911 operator at 5:54 p.m. of three people in distress who were swimming in the vicinity of Perdido Pass.

Two swimmers are still missing. The third swimmer was recovered by a good Samaritan boat and later transferred to EMS onshore. Their condition is unknown.

The two swimmers were seen by the East Jetty in Perdido Pass.

An Urgent Marine Information Broadcast was issued.

Involved in this search are:

  • Coast Guard Station Pensacola 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew
  • Orange Beach Police
  • Baldwin County Beach Patrol
  • Orange Beach Fire Department

Anyone with information regarding this case is requested to contact the Coast Guard Sector Mobile Command Center at (251) 441-6211.


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