NEW ORLEANS — A Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter aircrew rescue an overdue boater Wednesday from their aground vessel near Bay Denesse, Louisiana.
Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report of an overdue boater aboard an 18-foot aluminum vessel at approximately 12 p.m. Wednesday after a family member reported them missing.
Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders coordinated the launches of a Coast Guard Station Venice 29-foot Response Boat-Small boatcrew, and a Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-60T Jayhawk MRR helicopter aircrew to search.
The MH-60T Jayhawk rescue helicopter aircrew located the vessel hard aground in Bay Denesse, hoisted the boater, and transported them to Boothville Heliport in Boothville, Louisiana.
The boater was last reported in stable condition.
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