United States Coast Guard helicopter crews rescued 14 sailors from two life rafts after the 3-masted ship Bounty foundered in the storm-tossed Atlantic Ocean off Hatteras, N.C. this morning.
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The first MH-60 Jayhawk crew arrived on scene at approximately 6:30 a.m. and hoisted five people into the aircraft, and a second helicopter arrived and rescued nine people and all were taken to Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C., with no life-threatening conditions. U.S. Coast Guard video by Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C.
The Captain of the Bounty remains missing and 1 woman has been recovered.
NBC’s Today Show got a hold of the U.S. Coast Guard crew who conducted the rescue, as well as the Bounty’s owner. Check it out.
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