Coast Guard aircrew diverts from international search and rescue exercise for real-life rescue

Coast Guard aircrew diverts from international search and rescue exercise for real-life rescue
Portuguese air force EH-101 helicopter crew rescues distressed sailorsPORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard assisted in a international rescue at approximately 2 p.m. Wednesday when a sailboat crew was rescued off the Azores by the Portuguese air force. An HC-130 Hercules crew from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, North Carolina, was participating in an International Search and Rescue Exercise...