F/V Havana burns

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued three crew members who abandoned their burning fishing vessel, the 35-foot HAVANNA, for a life raft 17 miles west of Cannon Beach.

A Dolphin helicopter crew flew up from Air Facility Newport,located the three survivors and lowered a rescue swimmer, who disconnected from the helicopter and swam to the raft.

The helicopter crew hoisted all three survivors and the rescue swimmer. The crew of the HAVANNA were transferred to local emergency medical service technicians.

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