Indonesia Salvage Teams Find Sriwijaya Air Black Box
By Agustinus Beo Da Costa (Reuters) Indonesian authorities have retrieved one of the black boxes from a Sriwijaya Air plane that crashed into the Java Sea at the weekend, a navy...
The U.S. Coast rescued four people Monday after their commercial fishing vessel caught fire near Fort Morgan, Alabama.
Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report around 6:45 p.m. from the F/V Alexandria Pearl reporting it was on fire and in need of assistance about a half mile south of Fort Morgan.
Two Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter aircrews were conducting training flights nearby and diverted to respond the the distress. One of the helicopters lowered a rescue swimmer and life raft, and all four people aboard the vessel abandoned ship into the raft.
A Coast Guard Station Dauphin Island 45-foot Rescue Boat-Medium boatcrew recovered the four people from the raft took them to shore to be evaluated by awaiting EMS. No injuries were reported.
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