SANIBEL, Fla. (WFLA) — A Florida man was rescued by the United States Coast Guard after his boat got stuck in mangroves.
Video shows a member of Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater descending from a helicopter to help the man.
The man grabs some of his belongings and is hoisted off the boat and onto the helicopter.
The man appeared unharmed.
The video also shows another boat stuck in the mangroves.
Hurricane Ian made landfall as a strong Category 4 storm with sustained 150 mph winds. It caused catastrophic damage in parts of Southwest Florida and Central Florida.
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