US Coast Guard searching for possible man overboard in Juneau

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY)- In a press release Tuesday, the U.S. Coast Guard said they are searching for a missing 31-year-old man who was last seen on Monday night.

    Coast Guard Sector Juneau watchstanders received notification from the cruise ship Eurodam at 10:45 p.m. that a crew member was missing and had potentially gone overboard.

    Watchstanders dispatched a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew from Coast Guard Station Juneau at 11:05 p.m.

    The crew arrived on scene at approximately 11:15 p.m. Watchstanders launched an Air Station Sitka MH-60 helicopter aircrew at about 12:03 a.m. The aircrew arrived on scene at approximately 12:40 a.m.    

    “The Coast Guard is working diligently with the assistance of other agencies to locate the crew member,” said Ensign Maximilian Carfango, Sector Juneau command center duty officer. “Any information that can help us locate the crew member is greatly appreciated.”

    Search efforts to locate the missing man are ongoing.

    The Coast Guard is asking anyone with information to contact Sector Juneau Command Center at 907-463-2980.

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