US Coast Guard Rescues Four Haitians From Sunken Vessel In Bahamas

A US Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued four men southeast of Great Inagua, Bahamas, from their life raft after their vessel sank Friday.

Watchstanders at the Coast Guard 7th District Command Center received a distress signal from an emergency positioning indicating radio beacon originating 50 nautical miles southeast of The Bahamas.

The watchstanders launched a deployed MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew to respond.

Upon arriving on scene, the aircrew located a debris field and a life raft with four Haitians aboard.

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