Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Peer Steenburg - Missing at Sea - Coast Guard calls off search

MIAMI - Coast Guard search and rescue coordinators at Sector Miami suspended search efforts for Peer Steenburg, the master of the 36-foot sailing vessel Holo Ki Ki, Sunday night.Crews from the Coast Guard Cutter Bluefin, two HH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrews from Air Station Miami, a HH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Clearwater deployed in support of Operations Bahamas Turks and Caicos (OPBAT), a C-130 Hercules fixed wing aircraft crew from Air Station Clearwater, an HH-65 helicopter crew from the Royal English Airship Lars Bay and crews from the Bahamas Air Sea Rescue Association exhausted a 628 square mile search area since Steenburg was reported unaccounted for at 9:30 a.m. Sunday.

Monday, May 12, 2008

Jacksonville Florida Boating / Jet Ski collision - Victim George Rosborough identified

Boating accident victim identified Posted: Monday, May 12th, 2008 at 12:16 pm The 19-year-old killed Saturday in a boating accident in Durbin Creek has been identified as George Rosborough of Jacksonville. He was driving a personal watercraft with his girlfriend on board, 18-year-old Kimberly Anaheim, when they collided with a jet boat in a narrow bend near in northern St. Johns County, according to Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Anaheim suffered serious injuries and was listed in critical condition. Kyle J. Broberg, 18, and his two passengers in the jet boat were not injured. They were all traveling together, the commission said.