VIDEO: Coast Guard’s dramatic Houston rescue

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Newly released Coast Guard video shows the moments four flooding victims were rescued by a helicopter.

The video shows the moments the chopper found the victims standing in waist-deep water. The hoist operator swings the rescue basket out of the chopper’s door and lowers it. One by one the victims are hoisted up into the chopper. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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