Crews from the U.S. Coast Guard and the tanker Elia were searching for the vessel’s chief engineer after he went missing off Port Aransas on Sunday afternoon.

The 47-year-old Russian man was last seen about 10:10 a.m. About 10:30 a.m., he couldn’t be found. The Elia crew searched the vessel, then called the Coast Guard for assistance at 1:55 p.m.

A 45-foot response boat, HU-25 Falcon airplane and MH-65 Dolphin helicopter were assisting in the search.

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