TV News LIES

Wednesday, Feb 10th

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News Domestic (USA) Fourteen rescued from HMS Bounty in path of hurricane; two missing

Fourteen rescued from HMS Bounty in path of hurricane; two missing

E-mail Print PDF

HMS BountyThe U.S. Coast Guard on Monday rescued 14 of the 16 crew who abandoned the replica tall ship HMS Bounty while in the path of Hurricane Sandy off North Carolina, using helicopters to lift them from life rafts, the Coast Guard said.

The Coast Guard continued to search for the two missing crew members about 160 miles from the eye of the storm. Officials had previously reported 17 aboard but later revised the figure to 16.

The first of two MH-60 Jayhawk helicopters arrived on scene at about 6:30 a.m. (1030 GMT) and hoisted five people to safety, and a second helicopter arrived and rescued nine people, the Coast Guard said.

A C-130 Hercules aircraft was searching for the two missing crew members and a third rescue helicopter was on its way, the Coast Guard said.

"The 16 people donned cold water survival suits and life jackets before launching in two 25-man lifeboats with canopies," the Coast Guard said.

The tall ship was built for the 1962 movie "Mutiny on the Bounty" and lost power while at sea on Sunday night.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Former Texas Prosecutor Disbarred For Sending Innocent Man To Death Row

Anthony GravesA Texas legal panel voted on Monday to disbar a former prosecutor for sending an innocent...

Texas again denied request to bar Syrian refugees

Texas barred from banning refugeesA judge denied for the second time a request by Texas to bar relief agencies from...

Sheriff Covered Up Mormon Child Marriage

Haleman BarlowFormer FLDS leader Warren Jeffs is in jail for taking two young girls as spiritual brides—and...

Obama asks for $1.8 billion in emergency Zika funding

Obama asks for Zika fundsPresident Obama will ask Congress for $1.8 billion in emergency funding to combat the Zika virus...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!