The crew of the 315 dwt offshore crew vessel Esnaad 715 abandoned ship in the Bay of Biscay off La Coruna, Spain. The crew alerted the Spanish MRCC that the vessel was in danger of sinking after encountering 10 meter waves. A helicopter was dispatched to the scene and was able to hoist the 5 crewmen to safety. No reports of injuries. Reports state the vessel was still afloat.
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