Category: U.S. Coast Guard

U.S. Coast Guard Recovers Two Bodies from Downed Aircraft That Crashed in the Ocean Sunday

The Coast Guard recovered two bodies from a downed aircraft incident half a mile north of Marathon Airport, Sunday. The Station Marathon boat crew arrived on the scene, confirmed the debris was from a Cessna high wing single-engine plane that had left from the airport, recovered two deceased persons and transferred them an awaiting Monroe County Sheriff’s Office medical examiner.

U.S. Coast Guard Assets at Port Canaveral Prepare to Assist Hurricane Dorian Relief Effort

U.S. Coast Guard personnel, including those at Port Canaveral, are preparing assets for Hurricane Dorian throughout Florida in order to respond as needed. In addition, crews from U.S. Coast Guard Stations Mayport and Ponce De Leon Inlet relocated response boats to a safe haven as part of preparation efforts to Hurricane Dorian. (U.S. Coast Guard image)