Overflight Video of Stricken 584-foot Freighter

NEW ORLEANS – In this video released by the U.S. Coast Guard, a U.S. Coast Guard Falcon jet from Aviation Training Center Mobile, Ala., flies over the disabled and adrift freighter Antalina, approximately 140 miles southeast of Glaveston, Texas, today.l

Earlier today, Coast Guard and Air Force helicopter crews attempted to remove the 22 crewmembers from the vessel, but were unable to do so due to the dangerous 80-knot winds and heavy seas.

The Coast Guard is maintianing hourly communications with the vessel’s crew, and will continue to monitor the situation through the night.



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