In a daring and swift operation, a Coast Guard helicopter aircrew successfully rescued nine adults after their 47-foot fishing vessel ran aground near the shoreline of San Clemente Island, California on the 29th of July 2023.
Upon arriving at the scene, the helicopter crew skillfully lowered a rescue swimmer to the vessel, ensuring the safe recovery of all nine adults onboard. After completing the rescue operation, the Coast Guard helicopter transported the rescued individuals to Coast Guard Sector San Diego.
The Coast Guard’s remarkable efforts and coordination during the rescue operation prevented any further potential danger or harm to the stranded adults. The incident serves as a testament to the courage and proficiency of the Coast Guard in safeguarding mariners’ lives and maritime safety.