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U.S. Coast Guard

News Release

October 30, 2012


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Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City aircrew saves 3, assesses hurricane damage

***U.S. Coast Guard photos by Air Station Atlantic City***

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An MH-65T Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City rescues three people stranded in their homes throughout New York Boroughs that were impacted by Hurricane Sandy, Oct 30, 2012. Coast Guard helicopter aircrews were sent from Air Stations Atlantic City and Cape Cod, Mass., to provide search and rescue response to the Tri-State area. U.S. Coast Guard photos by Air Station Atlantic City aircrews.

NEW YORK – The Coast Guard rescued three people from their homes in New York Boroughs due to being trapped from the extreme high tides caused by Hurricane Sandy, today.

Coast Guard MH-65T Dolphine helicopter crews from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City responded to multiple requests to rescue people who were trapped in their homes that were surrounded by flood waters.

The aircrew also assisted New York Police Marine units with nine people in distress.

The three people rescued were taken to area hospitals on Staten Island, N.Y.

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A MH-65T Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City conducts an over flight assessment of New York Boroughs impacted by Hurricane Sandy, Oct 30, 2012. Coast Guard helicopter aircrews were sent from Air Stations Atlantic City and Cape Cod, Mass., to provide search and rescue response to the Tri-State area. U.S. Coast Guard photos by Air Station Atlantic City aircrews.

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