Coast Guard rescues 5 after vessel sinks off Oregon

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Coast Guard rescues 5 after vessel sinks off Oregon
November 30, 2014 06:49 GMT

NEWPORT, Ore. (AP) — U.S. Coast Guard crews discovered 5 people whose fishing vessel sank Saturday in a cold Pacific waters off a Oregon coast.

The Coast Guard says it perceived a mayday call about 4:20 a.m. from a organisation of a 75-foot Blazer observant they were holding on H2O 8 miles west of Siletz Bay.

The vessel organisation called 10 mins after to news that they were putting on cold H2O soak suits and deploying a life raft.

A Coast Guard helicopter organisation speckled a Blazer and a raft in a pre-dawn dark shortly after 5 a.m.

Three organisation members were pulled to reserve by a hovering helicopter, while a other dual were discovered by a Coast Guard boatl. Three people were treated for teenager injuries.

The Blazer sank in 420 feet of H2O with 2,000 gallons of diesel fuel aboard. The Coast Guard is investigating.



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