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Three people rescued after fishing boat breakdown

Three people have been rescued after their fishing boat broke down off the coast of Rockhampton.

About 7.30pm Saturday, the RACQ Capricorn Rescue helicopter responded to a distress call from the vessel situated roughly 80km northeast of Rockhampton.

It's believed those on board were unable to navigate or steer the vessel due to technical issues.

The Yeppoon Coast Guard then towed the sticken vessel back to Rosslyn Bay.


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