Coast Guard Helicopter Rescues Crew From Imperiled Shell Arctic Drilling Rig

By: Sunday December 30, 2012 12:42 pm

Here is a short video released late Saturday by the U.S. Coast Guard, showing part of the helicopter rescue of crewmen from the drilling platform Kulluk. The rig has been imperiled by multiple simultaneous engine failures aboard the oceangoing tug Aiviq, which was towing the rig from Dutch Harbor, Alaska to Puget Sound, for modifications, repairs and winter berthing.

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