NEW ORLEANS — A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin aircrew rescue two people from the water after a vessel capsized near Grand Isle, Louisiana, Wednesday.
Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report from the vessel at around 8 p.m. Tuesday, of a 17 foot bass boat taking on water with three people aboard.
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans immediately launched a MH-65 Dolphin helicopter to rescue zone near Grand Isle.
The helicopter aircrew arrived on scene to the capsized vessel and located the three people who had swam to the rock jetty nearby. The MH-65 aircrew was able to safely hoist the two female and transport them back to Air Station New Orleans.
It was reported that Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Department Marine Division launched a surface asset and recovered the male in the water.
All three personnel were reported in stable condition.