CAPE MAY, N.J. (CBS) — Tense moments were caught on camera as the Coast Guard rescued seven people from a sport-fishing boat off the coast of Cape May. The boat was almost 70 miles southeast of Cape May.
The 40-foot boat encountered high winds and waves reaching 10 feet. The crew activated an emergency radio beacon, leading rescue crews to them.READ MORE: CBS3 Mysteries: Don Ly's Children Continue To Search For Answers After Father's American Dream Ended In Deadly Stabbing In South Philadelphia Camden County Businesses, Officials Worry As Heavy Rains, Flooding Become More Common
All seven people were hoisted by helicopter and taken to waiting EMTs.MORE NEWS: Upper Darby Police Investigating Death Of Newborn Found In Bag
The Coast Guard said it was fortunate that the boaters had life jackets, radio, and the radio beacon.