How the Coast Guard Crew Saved the Sailor Lost at Sea

A Coast Guard helicopter airlifted sailor Louis Jordan from a German freighter after he was picked up 200 miles off the coast of North Carolina after two months at sea.
1:31 | 04/03/15

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We get first were of this zone around suited to fifteen. In the afternoon yesterday they won and Dell launches out there and a take over survivor from from the boat we are told that he moved there were on the freighter Houston express. And we had a position bow and from there. We that we took off and missed the boat out there about 202 miles offshore pulled up to the vessel. Got Kyle on deck to assess situations and on the rescue basket. We expect for an have a shoulder injury and I mean there was nose went around his armory being talk until wrote make you got Rupert really close tried to come back up. Trying to think initially just assess and he was he has been picket help in his nightstand. Kyle. There the survivor in the basket. And we've look at how often all about ten minutes just I was just glad today you lose he looked like used in good spirits and it looks like he was used doing well so. Those important thing that you know this is. Good story where this virus. Was looking pretty good. I think it's really the will survive some some self rigor throughout our training going through flight school Steve echoes her that. The will to live is strong and then you may think. Thumb and speed up their press loans he was I think he really. Kept to his faith. And his kind of focused on pay actually get out of this. Let's take one day at a time to focus on in the next day and so overall triumph of the spears.

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