Cargo vessel runs aground off Rose Blanche
All 23 crew aboard taken to Burgeo
A cargo vessel off the southwest coast of Newfoundland ran aground at around 1:30 p.m. on Saturday.
A Cormorant helicopter was dispatched from 103 Squadron in Gander to remove the 23 people aboard the ship.
All 23 were taken off the John 1, and were being taken to Burgeo just after 4 p.m.
No injuries were reported.
Marine Atlantic commercial ferry crossings in the area were cancelled earlier on Saturday due to high winds.