Search for missing boaters in Atlantic

The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for two boaters who abandoned their sinking boat on Wednesday evening, about three miles off the coast of Crescent Beach, Florida.

At 5:48 p.m. on Wednesday, the boat operator told Coast Guard officials he and his wife were getting in their dinghy. Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Mayport, Florida, and A crew aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Air Station Savannah, Georgia are searching for the couple.