Coast Guard rescues 2 stranded boaters near Whiskey Island, La.
Published 2:36 pm Sunday, April 30, 2023
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued two stranded boaters on Saturday from their aground vessel near Whiskey Island, Louisiana.
Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report from Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office of an aground 18-foot aluminum vessel with two people aboard at approximately 7 p.m. Saturday evening.
Watchstanders coordinated the launch of a Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-60 Jayhawk aircrew to assist.
The Jayhawk aircrew located the boaters, hoisted them onto the helicopter, and transported them to the Houma-Terrebonne Airport.
Both boaters were last reported to be in stable condition.