Coast Guard Aids Injured Crew In Yacht Race From China To San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — U.S. Coast Guard crews are waiting for the weather to improve before sending a helicopter to take three sailors injured in a storm from a yacht about 400 miles off the California coast.

Coast Guard Petty Officer Caleb Critchfield said a Coast Guard cutter with a helicopter is within range of the yacht, but could not say when crews will be able to launch it.

Find more information at CBS SF.

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