A Panther Marine helicopter with two aboard is missing in the golf of Mexico. The chopper was traveling between oil rigs when contact was lost Saturday morning.

They were reportedly about 10 minutes from their Destination. The last known position of the helicopter was about 13 miles west of Southwest Pass, Louisiana. The Coast Guard is searching for the helicopter, tail number N79LP. Identities of the two occupants haven't been released.

[KATC]