NYPD Rescues Stranded Boaters From Jamaica Bay

A police helicopter rescued a man and a woman from Jamaica Bay after their boat ran aground on an islet in Queens.

NYPD Aviation Unit officers noticed the stranded duo and their beached boat as they flew over Jamaica Bay on Tuesday afternoon.

Video from a helicopter shows police rescuers hoisting the two boaters up one at a time from the marshy islet, located about a mile from the shoreline of Canarsie Pol, a small island in the bay.

There were no reports of injuries.

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