U.S. Coast Guard 17th District Alaska
Coast Guard searches for person in the water near Surprise Cove, Cochrane Bay
JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water near Surprise Cove and Cochrane Bay, approximately 10 nautical miles east of Whitter, Alaska, Saturday.
Missing is 60-year-old Victor Moreno, who was last seen wearing a green jacket, green pants, and brown boots.
Sector Anchorage watchstanders received a report from Cordova Police Department that Moreno was noticed missing from a recreational vessel at approximately 6 a.m. and it was presumed he fell overboard.
Involved in the search are:
- Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew
- Coast Guard Station Valdez 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew
Anyone with information is requested to contact the Coast Guard Sector Anchorage command center at 907-428-4100
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