A fishing vessel rescued three people whose plane went down in the ocean near the Bahamas Thursday.
A U.S. Coast Guard crew from Miami responded after the aircraft went down about 20 miles east of Bimini, officials said.
Officials said a good Samaritan fishing vessel crew rescued the three survivors, who were with Bahamian authorities in Cat Cay.
The Coast Guard posted a short video clip of their crew flying over the wreckage of the small plane on social media.
#UPDATE: A #goodSamaritan fishing vessel crew rescued 3 occupants of a downed aircraft 20 miles east of Bimini. The 3 survivors were transferred to Bahamian authorities in Cat Cay, #Bahamas.— USCGSoutheast (@USCGSoutheast) August 8, 2019
Correction: 20 miles east NOT west of Bimini
No other information was immediately known.
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