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Quest suspended for missing team of Alaska vessel


The Coast Guard in Alaska suspended its quest Wednesday evening for five missing team individuals who were on a crab angling vessel that sank off Sutwik Island.

The Scandies Rose sank at around 10 p.m. Tuesday. The 130-foot crab angling vessel was from Dutch Harbor, the Coast Guard said.

The pursuit crossed more than 20 hours and 1,400 square miles. Two survivors were protected and taken to an emergency clinic in Kodiak, the Coast Guard said. They are accounted for to be in stable condition.

"The choice to suspend a functioning inquiry and salvage case is rarely simple," said Rear Adm. Matthew Bell, seventeenth District Commander. "Our most profound sympathies to the loved ones affected by this catastrophe."

The zone had 15-to 20-foot oceans, twists more than 40 mph, and 1-mile perceivability, the Coast Guard said.

Teams in a MH-60 helicopter and a HC-130 plane aided the salvage of the two group individuals who were in an actual existence pontoon.

A Coast Guard shaper likewise aided the inquiry.

The crab angling vessel's last realized position was 170 miles southwest of the Coast Guard air station in Kodiak.

The team of the crab angling vessel Time Bandit, which has showed up on the show "Deadliest Catch," tweeted that it was pondering the Scandies Rose.

"We were profoundly disheartened to learn of the loss of the Scandies Rose, and request petitions for their Captain and team," they composed.

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