Coast Guard rescues 2 jet skiers stranded near Brigantine, NJ

5th Coast Guard District News
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard rescued two stranded jet skiers Sunday who became stranded near Brigantine.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City received a report at about 1:30 p.m. indicating two woman were stranded after running their jet ski into shallow-water marshlands north of Sand Thorofare, approximately one mile west of downtown Brigantine.

An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Air Station Atlantic City responded.

The helicopter crew arrived on scene, lowered a rescue swimmer and hoisted both women to the helicopter.

The crew flew the women to Air Station Atlantic City where they were picked up by a family member.

Both women declined medical assistance.

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