USCG Hercules In Rescue Effort at Sea


03/14/2015: An HC-130 Hercules airplane crew from Air Station Barbers Point dropped a dewatering pump and supplies to 42 people who abandoned ship after their fishing vessel caught fire 1,800 miles south of Hawaii, Feb. 10, 2016.

The Hercules crew worked with Fong Seong 888, a Tuvalu-flagged oil tanker, to successfully rescue the crew of the fishing vessel American Eagle.

Credit:U.S. Coast Guard District 14 Hawaii:2/10/16