Audio: 120605-G-EK967-Mayday call June 5, 2012 001
The Coast Guard assisted a 78-foot commercial fishing vessel that was taking on water 104 miles south of Sabine, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a mayday call from the captain of the fishing vessel Lancero at approximately 2:21 a.m., stating that the vessel with five people aboard was taking on water and required immediate assistance. A 406 electronic positioning indicating radio beacon notification was also transmitted. Official U.S. Coast Guard audio.