Biloxi Fishermen Rescued From Sinking Boat

Four Biloxi fishermen have been rescued after their boat sank in the Gulf of Mexico about 40 miles off the coast of Louisiana.
Fortunately, they were able to steer the sinking vessel to a nearby oil rig and call the Coast Guard for help. Video taken at the scene shows one of the fishermen being rescued.
The Coast Guard deployed two helicopters and a cutter stingray to assist in the rescue. The men were flown to the naval air station in Belle Chasse. None required medical attention.
According to reports, the boat started to take in water during a bad storm off the coast of Venice. It only took seconds for the 28 foot vessel to sink.

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