U.S. Coast Guard makes helicopter rescue after boat capsizes near Chincoteague

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RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — On Virginia’s Eastern Shore, the U.S. Coast Guard rescued three people whose boat capsized near Chincoteague Inlet on Sept. 1.

The Coast Guard says the vessel was caught in heavy winds and waves as the remnants of Hurricane Ida rolled through the area on Wednesday.

The conditions required a helicopter rescue.

No one suffered serious injuries in the incident or rescue, the Coast Guard said.

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