VIDEO: Coast Guard rescues two boaters near Iberia Parish


NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — The U.S. Coast Guard responded to a report at approximately 5:40 p.m. on Friday concerning an overdue 15-foot skiff boat with two people aboard.

The boaters were reportedly disoriented and lost.

Once located near Iberia Parish, the Coast Guard deployed a rescue swimmer and hoisted the boaters to safety around 1 a.m.

Both boaters were transported to the Acadiana Regional Airport.

The Coast Guard reported that there were no injuries or medical concerns involved in the incident.

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