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USCG rescues several boaters near Chandeleur Islands

U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station New Orleans
Posted at 1:58 PM, Mar 24, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-24 14:58:09-04

A Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew rescued two people and assisted three others today.

The people were aboard disabled and aground pleasure craft near the Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana.

The pleasure craft was beset by weather and also lost power.

Here are some photos, all courtesy of Air Station New Orleans:

Here's a short video of the rescue:

USGC rescue off Louisiana coast