Rescuers Watch as Fishing Boat Capsizes off Ireland and Sinks [VIDEO]

“We just went up on a wave and the back of the boat went into the water and she just never come back – she just went down that quick,” Stephen told reporters from UTV.

Nearby, the fishing vessel Tribute watched as the boat foundered and quickly sank before their eyes.

Both men are quite lucky to be alive, especially Captain Kearney’s mate who became briefly tangled in the vessel’s lines as it was sinking.  It took about 10 minutes for the Tribute to recover them from the sea and were later airlifted to shore by the Irish coastguard.

The report from U TV

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