Powered by

The Latest: Boat spotted on Aegean Sea after distress call

Feb 27, 2017 - Associated Press

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - The Latest on the flow of migrants into Europe (all times local):

9:10 p.m.

Greece's coast guard says it has located a sailboat carrying dozens of migrants that made a distress call while in the southern Aegean Sea, and its passengers were being rescued.

A coast guard plane spotted the boat during a search and rescue operation Monday between the southern islands of Kythira and Antikythira. The coast guard says about 25 of its estimated 40 passengers so ...