Elderly couple and dog rescued 50 miles offshore

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A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk rescue helicopter crew rescued an elderly couple and their dog off their vessel last Friday while it was taking on water approximately 50 miles west of Cedar Key, Fla.

The captain of the Splash of Lime, 59-foot pleasure craft, reported his vessel was taking on water and he was unable to control it.

Click here for the full press release with a video link to the rescue.