Video – Coast Guard surveys grounded fishing vessel

KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak HH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew conducts an overflight with Marine Safety Detachment Kodiak personnel aboard to assess the 68-foot fishing vessel Midnite Sun Feb. 11, 2011, after it went aground 36 miles northwest of Kodiak.

The Midnite Sun crew ran aground at 12:13 a.m. and was safely rescued by a Coast Guard Air Station MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew.

MSD Kodiak personnel were looking for any signs of environmental impact as the vessel is reported to have 6,000 gallons of diesel fuel on board.

U.S. Coast Guard video by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Lally.


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