A Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules airplane crew from Air Station Clearwater, Florida, and a British Royal Fleet Auxiliary Mounts Bay rescue helicopter crew coordinate the rescue of an adult female and two children from the vessel Ferrel near Vieques, Puerto Rico, Sept. 21, 2017.
Coast Guard watchstanders received an alert via emergencay position indicating radio beacon and then a distress call on Sept. 20 from the Ferrel stating they were disabled and adrift in 20-foot seas and 100-knot winds. – Defense Video Imagery
US Coast Guard Video by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ashley Johnson
Image of an HH-60G Pave Hawk assigned to Royal Air Force Lakenheath’s 56th Rescue Squadron flying over Scotland during exercise Joint Warrior by U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Erin O’Shea
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