Officials: Coast Guard rescues 3 fishermen over 80 miles from offshore from Montauk

Officials say the crew had to abandon ship Sunday night after their commercial fishing boat started to sink.

News 12 Staff

Jun 29, 2021, 10:49 AM

Updated 1,023 days ago

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New video shows a daring water rescue made dozens of miles off the coast of Montauk.
Coast Guard members can be seen hauling three fishermen into a rescue helicopter.
Officials say the crew had to abandon ship Sunday night after their commercial fishing boat started to sink.
The crew ended up being found in a life raft more than 80 miles from shore.
Those fishermen were taken to Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod and were all deemed OK.


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