WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard rescued four men from a boat in New River Inlet, North Carolina, Sunday.
Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders in Wilmington were notified that a 27-foot boat ran aground and was taking on water near New River Inlet, at around 5 p.m.
A Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City MH-60 helicopter crew launched and arrived on scene at approximately 7 p.m.
It was reported one passenger experienced chest pains while Coast Guard air crews were en route.
The four men were hoisted and transferred to Marine Corps Air Station New River in Jacksonville, North Carolina where they were met by awaiting EMS.