06 February 2014

Four lives saved, Cost Guard Rescue video



Four lives saved: Published on Jan 14, 2014 - A crew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C., rescued four people aboard a 42-foot sailboat in the Atlantic Ocean approximately 300 miles east of Cape Henry, Va., Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014. Due to the distance offshore, the Jayhawk crew had to land aboard the USS Ross, a 505-foot guided missile destroyer, to refuel before and after hoisting the four people aboard their helicopter. The four people were taken to Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C. with no reported injuries. Video courtesy of the Jayhawk crew and an HC-130 Hercules aircrew, both from Air Station Elizabeth City.

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