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WPTV Chopper 5 Crew Honored For Saving Missing Boaters

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WPTV‘s Chopper 5 crew Captain Julie and photographer Johann Hoffend were honored with ‘Samaritan Awards’ by the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office.

In August 2009 the WPTV Chopper 5 crew took off looking for two boaters missing in the Everglades. Two miles off Belle Glade the crew spotted the missing men waving frantically at the news helicopter and radioed their coordinates to Palm Beach Fire Rescue. The men were found a top their capsized boat surrounded by murky water and alligators where they had spent the night.

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