Planes seek survivors of storm-damaged oil rig
St. John's, Newfoundland
The world's largest offshore oil rig capsized Monday morning and more than 80 crew members took to lifeboats in a raging Atlantic storm. Search planes spotted floating bodies in mountainous seas, but no survivors. The Canadian coast guard radioed they had found two of three fiberglass lifeboats.Skip to next paragraph
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The rig, owned by Mobil Oil Canada was buffeted by 50-foot waves and 70- mile-an-hour winds.