(OCRACOKE INLET, N.C.) USCG REPORT: The Coast Guard is searching for a 27-year-old woman in the vicinity of Portsmouth Island in Ocracoke Inlet, N.C. Sunday #AceNewsDesk report

#AceNewsReport – Oct.11: Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina command center received a report via 911 at approximately 4:15 p.m. on Saturday of a capsized canoe with two people aboard. Watchstanders subsequently lost communication with the reporting source, who was a member of the same group.

News Release: U.S. Coast Guard 5th District Mid-Atlantic
Contact: 5th District Public Affairs
Office: (757) 398-6272
After Hours: (757) 295-8435
5th District online newsroom

#AceDailyNews reports UPDATE 1: Coast Guard searches for woman in the water near Portsmouth Island, North Carolina: An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City launched to search for the people in the water as well as a 24-foot shallow water special purpose craft boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Hatteras Inlet.

The Jayhawk helicopter aircrew located a conscious male survivor alongside a green canoe approximately 2.8 miles offshore of Drum Inlet, North Carolina, at approximately 9:54 a.m. on Sunday. 

The survivor was hoisted into the aircraft and transported to Carteret Hospital in Morehead City, North Carolina.

A second survivor, the original reporting source, was found ashore on Great Island by a good samaritan, at which point he reported swimming to shore and had last seen the missing person in the early morning hours of Sunday. 

Searching are:

  •  An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City
  • An HC-130 Hercules aircraft aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City
  • An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City
  •  A 24-foot shallow water special purpose craft boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Hatteras Inlet
  •  A 47-foot Motor Life Boat boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Hatteras Inlet 
  •  A 47-foot Motor Life Boat boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Fort Macon
  •  Coast Guard Cutter Seahawk, an 87-foot Coastal Patrol Boat

#AceNewsDesk report …………………..Published: Oct.11: 2021:

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