Members from Maryland Wing, Civil Air Patrol joined the search today for two brothers missing in coastal Southern Maryland. CAP involvement was requested by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.
“Our Civil Air Patrol aircraft flew route and grid searches, concentrating on areas along the Potomac River and Chesapeake Bay, including the area of Smith Island, Martin National Wildlife Refuge, and Tangier Island, as well as the Virginia shoreline. We currently have 27 aircrew members from both Maryland and Virginia wings using 8 aircraft working in concert with local authorities to locate the two missing boaters,” stated Lt. Col. John Henderson, Maryland Wing vice commander and current CAP incident commander.
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