11 airlifted, two missing after Gulf platform explosion
WWL-TV: The Coast Guard says that 11 people have been airlifted out and two are missing after an explosion at a platform in the Gulf of Mexico, south of Grand Isle, Louisiana.
Captain Peter Gautier of the Coast Guard said the platform, run by Black Elk Energy, was not producing oil and no environmental threat is anticipated. A federal official says a team of environmental enforcement inspectors is flying to the scene.
Follow updates on breakingnews.com.
Map: The Times-Picayune/Nola.com staff

11 airlifted, two missing after Gulf platform explosion

WWL-TVThe Coast Guard says that 11 people have been airlifted out and two are missing after an explosion at a platform in the Gulf of Mexico, south of Grand Isle, Louisiana.

Captain Peter Gautier of the Coast Guard said the platform, run by Black Elk Energy, was not producing oil and no environmental threat is anticipated. A federal official says a team of environmental enforcement inspectors is flying to the scene.

Follow updates on breakingnews.com.

Map: The Times-Picayune/Nola.com staff

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