Coast Guard calls off search for paraglider

The Coast Guard started searching the waters near Robins Island yesterday and had searched for over 16 hours.

The Coast Guard has called off a search in the waters off the East End after it received reports of a missing paraglider.

The Coast Guard has called off a search in the waters off the East End after it received reports of a missing paraglider. (8/31/15)

NEW SUFFOLK - The Coast Guard has called off a search in the waters off the East End after it received reports of a missing paraglider.

Authorities spent more than 16 hours searching after callers reported a person had gone down near Robbins Island in Peconic Bay.

However, the Coast Guard now tells News 12 that it has received no reports of a missing person, and there have been no signs of a missing paraglider on the water.

In a statement, the Coast Guard reminded all mariners to let a friend or family member on land know about where they intend to go and when they should be expected back in case something goes wrong.

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