2 teens and dog rescued by the Coast Guard after canoe debacle


Video by Petty Officer 1st Class Luke Clayton
U.S. Coast Guard District 7 PADET Jacksonville

SAVANNAH, Ga. — The Coast Guard rescued two teenagers and their dog Monday after their canoe became stuck in a marsh on Wilmington Island.


A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew, who was training in the area, saw a flashing light coming from the canoe.

The teenagers, ages 14 and 15, and their dog were hoisted at 8:10 p.m. and transported to Air Station Savannah at 8:30 p.m.

The teenagers and their dog were reported to be in good condition.
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