Aircraft Was Dispatched To Conduct A First Light Air Search
July 24, 1967-The Coast Guard Station at Rochester, New York was notified that a 16-foot sailboat with two youths aboard was overdue from a day’s sail. The weather was reported as: winds to 40 miles per hour in gusts during a thunderstorm, 1-2 foot seas, visibility 2 miles to zero in squalls.
A motor lifeboat and a 30ft utility boat commenced a surface search. An
aircraft was dispatched to conduct a first light air search. On the third
expanded search the boat was located by the aircraft within the search
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