Sea and air search for missing sailors under way

The US Coast Guard said its search for four missing British sailors is under way in the Atlantic Ocean, about a thousand miles east of Cape Cod.

It revealed in a statement that three aircraft, one cutter and five motor vessels would be involved in the search operation.

Advertisement

US Coast Guard urged to return and look for yachtsmen

The US Coast Guard was facing calls last night to return to the doomed British yacht Cheeki Rafiki, to check whether the bodies of any of its four crew members were trapped inside. The coastguard located the boat a week after the vessel went missing.