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Coast Guard rescues 4 off Martha’s Vineyard : A Coast Guard aircrew rescued four people from a sinking fishing boat Wednesday, about 18 miles south of Martha’s Vineyard. 

The captain of the vessel Sea Star radioed watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England at about 6:20 p.m., reporting their vessel was taking on water, listing heavily, and they were donning their immersion suits.

Diverting from a training flight, aircrews from an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and HC-144 Ocean Sentry arrived on scene. Once it was determined the vessel could not be saved, the helicopter aircrew ordered the fishermen into the water and deployed a rescue swimmer to airlift the crew safely into the helicopter.

The aircrew flew the survivors back to Air Station Cape Cod where they were evaluated by awaiting Emergency Medical Services and reported to be in good health.

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ReCoast Guard rescues 4 off Martha’s Vineyard : A Coast Guard aircrew rescued four people from a sinking fishing boat Wednesday, about 18 miles south of Martha’s Vineyard. The captain of the vessel Sea Star radioed watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England at about 6:20 p.m., reporting their vessel was taking on water, listing heavily, and they were donning their immersion suits.Diverting from a training flight, aircrews from an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and HC-144 Ocean Sentry arrived on scene. Once it was determined the vessel could not be saved, the helicopter aircrew ordered the fishermen into the water and deployed a rescue swimmer to airlift the crew safely into the helicopter.The aircrew flew the survivors back to Air Station Cape Cod where they were evaluated by awaiting Emergency Medical Services and reported to be in good health Coast Guard rescues 4 off Martha’s Vineyard : A Coast Guard aircrew rescued four people from a sinking fishing boat Wednesday, about 18 miles south of Martha’s Vineyard. The captain of the vessel Sea Star radioed watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England at about 6:20 p.m., reporting their vessel was taking on water, listing heavily, and they were donning their immersion suits.iverting from a training flight, aircrews from an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and HC-144 Ocean Sentry arrived on scene. Once it was determined the vessel could not b