UPDATE: U.S. Coast Guard Continues Search for Missing Fisherman Russell Minor 300 Miles East of Cape Canaveral
By Space Coast Daily // June 18, 2019
COAST GUARD: 'Day Boat Too' captain Russell Minor was swept overboard
BREVARD COUNTY • CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA — The Coast Guard is continuing to search Tuesday for missing fisherman Russell Minor 300 miles east of Cape Canaveral.
On Sunday, Coast Guard 7th District Command Center watchstanders received a report from the “Day Boat Too,” a 46-foot fishing vessel, stating Minor went overboard.
Coast Guard crews have searched approximately 4,600 square miles.
A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater HC-130 Hercules aircraft crew launched and commenced searching after dropping a self-locating datum marker buoy when they arrived on the scene.
According to the Coast Guard, assets involved in the search are:
• Air Station Clearwater aircrews
• Air Station Elizabeth City aircrews
• Air Station Miami aircrews
• Cutter Dependable crew
• Cutter William Flores crew
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