Crews searched more than 9,300 square miles in the Florida Straits after three Cuban migrants — who were found on an island near Big Pine Key Sunday — told authorities that they left Cuba Sept. 20 with 23 people aboard a vessel.
Monday’s landing in the Marquesas comes as Coast Guard crews conducted a 1,886-square mile search for up to 20 migrants thought to have gone into the sea after their makeshift vessel capsized over the weekend.
Biscayne Bay terrorism training, Miami Dade SWAT and federal agents on the Biscayne Lady vessel. This is a drill. Reporter, Keynoter and Flkeysnews.com are the only media on the boat. Video by David Goodhue, July 6, 2016.