Search for man overboard in Gulf
The Coast Guard is searching for a 55-year-old man who reportedly fell overboard Monday morning about 100 miles south of Cameron, Louisiana.
The captain of the fishing vessel Captain Edwin reported that at about 3 a.m., a crew member had fallen overboard off a nearby fishing vessel, the Captain Kent, while it was at anchor. It was also reported that the man was not wearing a life jacket.
Involved in the search are:
• A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew
• A Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew
• Coast Guard Cutter Jacob Poroo, a fast response cutter crew from Pascagoula,