ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard rescue three mariners after their vessel ran aground approximately 28 nautical miles north west of Cape May, Sunday.
Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Cape May received a relayed call from Cumberland County 911 dispatch regarding a 16-foot pleasure craft with three people aboard which ran aground near Back Creek.
The Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay diverted an MH-65 Dolphin Short-Range Recovery Helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City to the emergency scene.
Once on scene, the MH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopter aircrew was able to safely hoist the three mariners and transported them back to the Millville Executive Airport, where they were landed.
No injuries were reported in none of the three mariners, who returned home safe.
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