Coast Guard conducts overflight of areas affected by Hurricane Delta

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is conducting critical incident search and rescue overflights Saturday along the Western Gulf Coast Region for Hurricane Delta post-storm operations. A Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew conducted overflights near Lake Charles to assess damage and identify hazards. Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and MH-65 Leer másCoast Guard conducts overflight of areas affected by Hurricane Delta[…]

Coast Guard rescue father and son offshore Destin Harbor, Florida

NEW ORLEANS — The U.S. Coast Guard crews rescue a father and son in the water Thursday evening near Destin Harbor, Florida.​ The rescued was Chris Best, 52, and his 4-year-old son. Both were recovered and returned to shore with no reported injuries. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at approximately 3 p.m. of Leer másCoast Guard rescue father and son offshore Destin Harbor, Florida[…]

Coast Guard rescue 2 adults, 2 children south of Southwest Pass

NEW ORLEANS —​ The Coast Guard rescue four people Wednesday from a vessel taking on water 17 miles south of Southwest Pass near Venice, Louisiana. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call on VHF radio channel 16 at 9:23 a.m. reporting a vessel taking on water with two adults and two minors aboard.​ “The fact Leer másCoast Guard rescue 2 adults, 2 children south of Southwest Pass[…]

Coast Guard responds to swimmer in distress near Dauphin Island, Alabama

NEW ORLEANS — A U.S. Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew rescue a swimmer who was in distress near Dauphin Island, Alabama, Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at approximately 3 p.m. that a female swimmer was in distress after reportedly being pulled out by the rip tide off Dauphin Island’s Leer másCoast Guard responds to swimmer in distress near Dauphin Island, Alabama[…]

Coast Guard rescue 3 people, dog offshore Apalachicola, Florida

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard aircrews rescued three people and a dog from a capsized fishing vessel, Pete’s Dream, offshore Apalachicola, Florida, Thursday. All passengers on board, including the dog, were rescued and no injuries were reported. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at approximately 11 a.m. that the 64-foot fishing Leer másCoast Guard rescue 3 people, dog offshore Apalachicola, Florida[…]

Coast Guard is search for missing person near Grand Isle, Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and partners are in search for a person in the water near Grand Isle, Louisiana, Sunday. Missing is Marvin Fuentes a 32-year-old from Metarie, Louisiana. Fuentes was wearing a white and blue stripped shirt and brown shorts. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 11:20 Leer másCoast Guard is search for missing person near Grand Isle, Louisiana[…]

Coast Guard aircrews in Humboldt Bay to increase flights during annual training

MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. —​ Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay aircrews are scheduled to go through annual standardization training and evaluations flights from March 09 through March 20. Flight Standardization Instructors from the Coast Guard Aviation Training Center in Mobile, Ala., will be arriving to evaluate aircrew flight proficiency and procedures. This evaluation will result in a significant Leer másCoast Guard aircrews in Humboldt Bay to increase flights during annual training[…]

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 missing boaters in Florida

MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended the search for the two missing boaters in Florida at sunset Wednesday, who have been missing since February 19, after they were reported overdue. Missing are​ Gerald Cook, 81, Peter Cook, 55, and four of their dogs. Coast Guard assets and other agencies who responded included: Coast Guard Air Leer másCoast Guard suspends search for 2 missing boaters in Florida[…]

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