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Search called off in Sea of Cortez

A Coast Guard completed a search Tuesday of a 803 square-mile area in the Sea of Cortez near Isla San Luis, Mexico, as part of the overall effort to find seven people missing from a charter fishing boat that sank there on July 3. There are no plans for additional flights. The Mexican navy has also officially suspended active search operations.

The charter boat reportedly sank with 44 people aboard; 36 people were accounted for and eight, including seven Americans, were still missing.

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