Elizabeth City’s Coast Guard first responder aircrews share stories on hurricane season

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. - As the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season ends on November 30, the Coast Guard is looking back on their response to some of the areas affected by the three major hurricanes that affected the United States.

Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City deployed over 100 members to parts of Texas, Florida, the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.

Coast Guard members say this year's response missions resulted in 38 rescues, transportation of more than 1,090 people and deliveries of more than 1.2 million pounds of supplies to affected communities.