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4 Rescued Off Coast of Port Mansfield

3 years 3 months 2 weeks ago Sunday, April 30 2017 Apr 30, 2017 April 30, 2017 3:10 PM April 30, 2017 in News

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - Four people have been rescued by a Coast Guard helicopter crew after their boat capsized 15 miles north of Port Mansfield in far South Texas.
    
The Coast Guard says the four were aboard an 18-foot (5-meter) boat and were not wearing life jackets but the water depth - about 3 feet - blocked small boat crews from the Coast Guard from assisting.
    
A helicopter crew was summoned from Corpus Christi and arrived at the scene before dawn Sunday, hoisted two of the stranded people and took them to the Port Isabel-Cameron County airport. The chopper then returned to retrieve the remaining two people.
    
The Coast Guard says no one was injured.

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