Coast Guard responding to multiple people in the water

MIAMI – The Coast Guard is responding to a report of up to 28 people from a capsized vessel in the water, 13 of whom have been recovered, about 15 miles east of Boynton Beach, Fla., Wednesday.

A good Samaritan contacted the Coast Guard around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday reporting there were numerous people in the water.

The vessel reportedly sank around 2 a.m. Wednesday.

Assisting in the search are:

  • Two HH-65 Dolphin helicopter crews from Coast Guard Air Station Miami
  • An HU-25 Falcon jet crew from Coast Guard Air Station Miami
  • A 33-foot Special Purpose Craft from Coast Guard Station Lake Worth Inlet, Fla.
  • A 41-foot Utility Boat crew from Coast Guard Station Lake Worth Inlet
  • The crew of the 87-foot Coast Guard Cutter Cormorant

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