MAIN PASS, La. (BRPROUD) –
Around 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 9, the Coast Guard ceased looking for a man off of Main Pass.
According to the Coast Guard, “Rescue crews searched more than 3,949 square miles for a combined search time of approximately 105 hours.”
The search is on for a missing man after a boat was found unoccupied near Main Pass.
The call came into the Coast Guard on Wednesday, October 6 around 3 p.m.
The report stated that there was “an unmanned red and yellow 25-foot pleasure craft with recent signs of occupancy,” according to the Coast Guard.
The Coast Guard describes the missing man this way:
- 5-foot-10 Caucasian male
- Last seen wearing a white shirt
Multiple organizations are participating in the search including:
- Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans
- Coast Guard Station Venice
- Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile
- Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
The Coast Guard suspended its search at approximately 8:30 p.m. Saturday for a person in the water near Main Pass, Louisiana.
Rescue crews searched more than 3,949 square miles for a combined search time of approximately 105 hours.
Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call from a good Samaritan at approximately 3 p.m. Wednesday reporting an unmanned red and yellow 25-foot pleasure craft with recent signs of occupancy.