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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.

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Search for missing British sailors enters crucial phase

An RAF Hercules has joined three other search and rescue aircraft in the hunt for the missing British sailors.

The aircraft are being coordinated with commercial and private shipping in the search area as the rescue effort enters a highly crucial period.

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