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Coast Guard rescues two boaters on Mississippi River

6 years 7 months 3 weeks ago Wednesday, February 10 2016 Feb 10, 2016 February 10, 2016 9:08 PM February 10, 2016 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Kristen Althouse

NEW ORLEANS - A Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued two people from the Mississippi River, Wednesday.

The crew saved two people from a small boat taking on water near Main Pass.

Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector New Orleans got the call around 2 p.m. that the 13-foot aluminum flat boat was taking on water near Quarantine Station in Main Pass. A helicopter crew and a boat crew were sent to locate the boaters and get them to safety.

The helicopter crew was able to pull them out of the water. There were no reported injuries.

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