Coast Guard searching for possible person in water near Brownsville
Corpus Christi, TX
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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard is searching for a possible person in the water after locating an overturned life raft near a debris field 68 miles northeast of Brownsville, Texas, Sunday afternoon. 

While on routine patrol, a Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft crew spotted an orange life ring, pink life jacket and a small debris field. 

Approximately three miles away, an overturned life raft was found.   

Involved in the search are:

  • An HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft crew from Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi
  • An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Sector/Air Station Corpus Chrisit
  • A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station South Padre Island
  • The Coast Guard Cutter Jacob Poroo

Anyone with information regarding the search is requested to contact the Coast Guard Sector/Air Station command center at (361) 939-0450.

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