Coast Guard searches for 3 missing jet skiers near Rio Vista


SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — The Coast Guard has been actively searching for three missing people that were last seen on a jet ski near Brannan Island.

Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector San Francisco command center received a call Friday evening around 9:00 p.m. from Brannan Island State Park of an overdue jet ski with three people aboard.

A 36-year-old male, a 22-year-old female and a 10-year-old girl departed from the park on the jet ski at approximately 8:00 p.m. and all three persons were wearing life jackets and bathing suits. The adults were wearing blue life jackets and the child was wearing a red life jacket. The jet ski is described as white with a teal colored seat.

A 29-foot Response Boat-Small II boat crew from Coast Guard Station Rio Vista and an Air Station San Francisco MH-65C helicopter crew responded to the scene and have been actively searching. Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department also responded to assist with the ongoing search efforts.

The public is asked to keep a sharp lookout and report any sightseeings to the Coast Guard.

Officials are actively conducting ongoing search patterns around Brannan Island and possibly into San Francisco Bay.

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