The vessel was spotted by the Coast Guard about 40 miles from Key Largo.
According to the U.S., 10 Cuban migrants were trapped in a sinking ship and were rescued by the Florida coast. Coast Guard
The Coast Guard tweeted that a Coast Guard boat saw the vessel around 40 miles from Key Largo.
Capt. Shawn Koch is the commanding officer at Air Station Miami. These people wouldn’t have survived the night if the air crew hadn’t found them on patrol.
The Coast Guard reported that six migrants were returned to Cuba and four others were evacuated from Florida to receive medical treatment.
Two weeks ago, a boat thought to be used for human trafficking capsized off Florida’s coast. One of the 40 passengers was rescued.