Coast Guard searching for airman who fell out of C-130 plane into Gulf of Mexico originally appeared on abcnews.go.com
The U.S. Coast Guard is among several agencies searching for an Air Force airman who fell out of the C-130 he was flying in over the Gulf of Mexico.
Rescue crews were searching for the man about 2 nautical miles offshore from Destin, Florida, according to the Coast Guard.
Officials received the report that the airman fell into the water on Tuesday around 11:30 a.m.
Others in the plane saw the airman's parachute deploy and that he was treading water once he landed, according to the station. Additional information was not immediately available.