The U.S. Coast Guard rescued seven people off the Florida coast after their boat was incapacitated by a lightning strike.
WSVN.com reports that lighting disabled the vessel on Saturday and was apparently caught on a cellphone recording.
STRIKING SAVE – A U.S. Coast Guard air crew came to the rescue of seven people after their boat was hit by lightning off Clearwater. https://t.co/4zLUI6RfDy
— WSVN 7 News (@wsvn)
June 26, 2022
The USCG aircrew rescued five women and two men, whom they then transported to a local air station.
None of the boaters were reported hurt in the incident.
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