Coast Guard suspends search for missing fishermen in Galveston
GALVESTON, TX (KVEO NEWS CENTER 23) — The Coast Guard suspended their search for four missing fishermen off the Galveston coast on Sunday afternoon.
Rescues crews had searched up to 5,000 miles with planes, helicopters and boats since Friday when the Coast Guard command center received at alert from the fishing boat around 3:30 a.m.
A plane was sent out and spotted a man waving his arms aboard an orange life raft and a helicopter was sent to hoist the man to safety. The survivor reported that there were four other crew members with him aboard the boat.