Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 9:43 a.m. (local time) that the towing vessel Natalie Jean capsized with three people aboard. The good Samaritan vessel Earl Gosling managed to rescue one person.

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Except from USCG, in the search are also helping:

  • Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew
  • Coast Guard Station New Orleans 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew
  • Coast Guard Cutter Barbara Mabrity
  • New Orleans Harbor Police
  • Plaquemines Port Authority
  • St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Office
  • Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s Office
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • NOAA