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.