NEW ORLEANS — A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin Short-Range Recovery helicopter aircrew rescue two people Tuesday from an aground vessel near Lafitte, Louisiana.
Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report of a 16-18 foot dark-colored flat bottom vessel boat aground in the Lafitte area with two 60-year-old adult males aboard at 7 p.m.
The watchstander directed the launch rescue crews from Coast Guard Station New Orleans and Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin Short-Range Recovery (SRR) helicopter aircrew to assist the two men.
The Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopter aircrew arrived on scene and hoisted the two adults. They were transported back to the air station with no medical concerns.
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