US Coast Guard rescues 6 people from capsized vessel | Eurasia Diary - ednews.net

18 May, Tuesday


US Coast Guard rescues 6 people from capsized vessel

Search and rescue operation continues 8 miles south of Port Fourchon, Louisiana

World A- A A+
The US Coast Guard rescued six people from a commercial vessel capsized several miles south of Port Fourchon, Louisiana, the agency said in a statement.
 
"Coast Guard watchstanders received an emergency position indicating radio beacon notification at 4:30 p.m. of a distressed 129-foot commercial lift vessel," it said late Tuesday.
 
"The watchstanders issued an urgent marine information broadcast, which multiple good Samaritan boatcrews responded to."
 
The officials are searching for more eight miles south of Port Fourchon as the vessel reportedly had 18 people on board.

Anadolu Agency

Report a mistake by marking it and pressing Ctrl+Enter

EurasiaDiary © Must be hyperlinked when used.

Follow us:
Twitter: @Eurasia_Eng
Facebook: EurasiaEng
Telegram: @eurasia_diary


Загрузка...