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Canadian Armed Forces rescue 2 from boat in distress off Magdalen Islands

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The Canadian Armed Forces’ Joint Task Force carried out a "complex" rescue of two fishermen who sent out a distress signal on Nov.11 west of the Magdalen Islands – Nov 17, 2017

Remarkable video has emerged of the rescue of two people from a vessel stranded in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

The rescue — a joint operation involving the Canadian Armed Forces, search and rescue and the Canadian Coast Guard —  happened on the night of  Nov. 11, 70 nautical miles west of the Magdalen Islands.

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Two people were safely hoisted out of the boat and were eventually transported to Charlottetown, PEI.

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A CC-130 Hercules aircraft, multiple CH-149 Cormorant helicopters and a coast guard vessel assisted in the rescue.

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