Coast Guard Air Facility Charleston rescues 3 boaters on Stono River

Coast Guard District 7 NewsCHARLESTON, S.C. – A Coast Guard HH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopter crew from Air Facility Charleston rescued three boaters from the Stono River near Charleston Tuesday.

Rescued were Tom Malewski, Shawn Gallagher, and James Musuneci.

The Coast Guard was notified Tuesday evening by the boaters indicating their fishing boat had run aground and was taking on water. A Coast Guard Air Facility Charleston rescue helicopter crew arrived on scene and safely hoisted all three men.

There were no reports of injuries.

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