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Former Springfield resident Lt. Brian Ward piloted a helicopter as part of a “textbook” response to sinking fishing vessel “Kellan A”

On Friday afternoon, Sept. 6, a garbled mayday call from a commercial fishing vessel roughly 40 miles off Cape Mendocino, Calif., meant Coast Guard Lt. Brian Ward would get a rare chance at a major rescue. [email protected]   video 12:31