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Coast Guard conducts overflight of areas affected by Hurricane Delta

Coast Guard conducts overflight following Hurricane Delta
Coast Guard conducts overflight following Hurricane Delta
Coast Guard conducts overflight following Hurricane Delta
Coast Guard conducts overflight following Hurricane Delta
Posted at 2:23 PM, Oct 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-10 15:23:47-04

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is conducting critical incident search and rescue overflights Saturday along the Western Gulf Coast Region for Hurricane Delta post-storm operations.

A Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew conducted overflights near Lake Charles to assess damage and identify hazards, according to a release from the Coast Guard.

Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrews conducted overflights near Lake Charles and other impacted areas. The aircrews were conducting search and rescue overflights to check for anyone in distress.

As of 1 p.m. Saturday, there have been no reports of Coast Guard post-storm emergency distress calls, or search and rescue incidents.

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