Coast Guard rescues 3 people and dog near Bayou Herron

Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter

Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo

NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued three people and a dog after a boat capsized near Bayou Herron, Mississippi, Friday.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 11:32 p.m. Thursday of a capsized vessel with three people in the water as well as their dog in the vicinity of Bayou Herron.

Watchstanders directed the launch of a Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew.

The helicopter crew arrived on scene, located the survivors and hoisted the three people and dog. The survivors were transported to Mobile Airport in reportedly good health.

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