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Mexico / Family Rescue #1114415

CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 07, 2014
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) introduced.

(San Diego: John Blackstone) The rescue of the Kaufman family, whose sailboat lost steering off the coast of Mexico with a sick baby on board reviewed; photos and video of Eric & Charlotte Kaufman and their children Cora & Lyra shown; details given about the flap over taking small children on a long sailing trip. [Rescue commander Maj. Douglas LETZ‡, Charlotte’s sister Sariah ENGLISH††- comment.] Family statement quoted.

(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Miami: Vicente Arenas) The issue of who pays for rescues at sea examined; costs for flying Coast Guard helicopters and the C-130 aircraft cited; details given about how the Coast Guard, the National Park Service, the Defense Department and FEMA will only bill someone if a hoax is involved; map shown of states that allow local authorities to recoup money spent on rescues. [Coast Guard rescue pilot Lt. Cmdr. Gabe SOMMA††- comments.] Nevada’s request for the family of missing adventurer Steve Fossett to help pay for the search mission noted.

Reporter(s):
Pelley, Scott;
Blackstone, John;
Arenas, Vicente
Duration:
00:04:10

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