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UPDATE 8: Search for missing boaters continues

April 29, 2015

MOBILE – The multi-agency search for three missing boaters in the Mobile Bay area will continue through Wednesday evening into Thursday.

Since the search began, rescue crews have searched 6,595 square miles and 75 miles of shoreline in Mobile Bay and surrounding areas.

Today’s response consisted of:

  • Two Coast Guard Auxiliary fixed-wing aircraft crews.
  • One Mobile County Air fixed-wing aircraft crew.
  • Two Alabama Law Enforcement Agency helicopter crew.
  • One MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter rescue crew from Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans.
  • Three Alabama Marine Patrol rescue boat crews.
  • Two 45-foot response boat medium rescue crews from Coast Guard Station Dauphin Island.
  • Mobile County Sheriffs Department Flotilla Dive Team.
  • Daphne Search and Rescue Dive Team.
  • Two Alabama Marine Resource vessels.
  • The 87-foot patrol boat Coast Guard Cutter Coho.