Thursday, September 01, 2005
These guys are gonna be busy for a long time. God bless them.
BOSTON A Coast Guard helicopter crew stationed on Cape Cod is doing it's part to save lives in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.The Jayhawk helicopter plucked 42 people off New Orleans rooftops today alone.
Coast Guard crews have rescued hundreds of people stranded by the high water conditions in the New Orleans area over the past two days.
The Jayhawk from the Cape headed to North Carolina on Sunday in anticipation of Katrina's landfall.
A second helicopter crew from Air Station Cape Cod is scheduled to head south tomorrow to participate in relief efforts.
A Falcon jet from Cape Cod also assisted by carrying personnel and relief supplies.