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Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Coast Guard search for missing aircraft in Mississippi
U.S. Coast Guard and local agencies continue their search on
Wednesday for the three people who were aboard a Lancair
single-engine plane missing near Pascagoula, Miss.
crews continue their search for Dexter Brewer, Gerald Miletello and
Ron Gregory, who were aboard the plane that lost radar contact
shortly after take-off from Gulfport on Monday evening. Response
crews have covered more than 1,200 square miles in their search
Guard Sector Mobile were notified at approximately 10:40 p.m.,
Monday, by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center that the
single-engine plane lost radar contact shortly after take-off from
in the search is:
Dolphin helicopter crews from Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans.
Sentry fixed-wing aircraft crews from Coast Guard Aviation Training
Center Mobile, Alabama.
Special Purpose Craft—Shallow Water boatcrews from Coast Guard
crews from Coast Guard Station Gulfport.
Department of Marine Resources boatcrews.