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VIDEO: Stranded boaters rescued in St. Bernard Parish

Coast Guard rescue video - Otter Bayou
Posted at 10:57 AM, Aug 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-12 12:06:52-04

The Coast Guard has released video of a rescue operation that happened on Saturday, August 10 in St. Bernard Parish.

The New Orleans Sector rescued two boaters in Otter Bayou on Saturday after their boat became disabled 20 miles south of Hopedale. One of the boaters captured the rescue on camera.

See the video from the Coast Guard below.

The two men were hoisted from their vessel via a MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter.

Watchstanders directed the launch of the helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans to rescue the men.

The aircrew arrived on scene at 5:30 p.m., recovered the men and transported them to Air Station New Orleans in stable condition.