March 5, 2016

Coast Guard Searches For Missing Boaters in Sea of Cortez

The US Coast Guard is gearing up to send out an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter to help the Mexican navy find six missing fisherman, all of whom are American.

Coast Guard Searches For Missing Boaters in Sea of Cortez

A charter fishing boat carrying 44 people capsized during a storm on Sunday before it sank in the Sea of Cortez, which is near Isla San Luis, Mexico.

Out of the 44 people who had been aboard the boat, 37 were rescued and one body was recovered.

The remaining six men are still missing. After searching for them using surface ships as well as aircraft, the Mexican navy requested assistance from the US Coast Guard.

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