U.S Coast Guard Searching Mississippi River To Find 4 Crew Members Of Bangladeshi Bulk Carrier

According to the United States Coast Guard (USCG), a search is in progress near the Mississippi River for four members of the crew who went missing from a Bangladesh-based bulk carrier for over 15 hours.

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The USCG said it is searching for the four missing crew members, all of them men, in the river near Belle Chasse, Louisiana.

At the time of publication, a USCG helicopter as well as a small boat were spearheading the search, according to Fox News Digital. The missing men are members of the crew of the Bangladesh-flagged bulk ship Meghna Adventure.

The USCG was told Monday at about 11 p.m. that four people were in the water and that four of the crew were still not at the vessel for muster, a normal safety drill.

The men are identified as being of Bangladeshi origin, 25, 29, 30, and 47 years old. All the missing men are described as having brown skin and dark hair.

Reference- Fox News

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