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Coast Guard rescues two people from boat taking on water

5 years 3 weeks 2 days ago Saturday, June 01 2019 Jun 1, 2019 June 01, 2019 10:09 PM June 01, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

NEW ORLEANS- The Coast Guard rescued two people from a sinking boat in Breton Sound, Friday.

The Guard received reports that the vessel was taking on water with two people aboard at 4:53 p.m. An aircrew was diverted to the vessel around 5:30 p.m.

The aircrew was able to locate the boat, drop two rafts and supplies to the stranded individuals. The aircraft stayed on the scene until a helicopter arrived to rescue the two. They were both transferred to Boothville, Louisiana, with no injuries.

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