Helicopter racing to rescue six people after they sent up a distress call from their sinking boat 

Helicopter racing to rescue six people after they sent up a distress call from their sinking boat

  •  BREAKING NEWS: Rescue helicopter desperately racing to a sinking vessel 
  • Six people are on board the boat near Scawfell Island, 54km from Mackay

The RACQ Rescue helicopter is desperately racing to a sinking vessel with six people on board near Scawfell Island. 

The helicopter is based out of Mackay in north-easter Queensland, 970km north of the state capital Brisbane.

The RACQ Rescue helicopter (pictured) is desperately racing to a sinking vessel with six people on board near Scawfell Island

The RACQ Rescue helicopter (pictured) is desperately racing to a sinking vessel with six people on board near Scawfell Island

Scawfell Island is 54km north-east of Mackay. 

More to come. 

Pictured is the tweet sent out by the RACQ Rescue service about its operation near Scawfell Island

Pictured is the tweet sent out by the RACQ Rescue service about its operation near Scawfell Island

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