Coast Guard to conduct helicopter training drill Thursday

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MT. CLEMENS, Mich. - The Detroit-based Coast Guard will be holding training for helicopter hoisting on ice-covered Lake St. Clair Thursday.

Crews will practice conducting ice rescues from the air and the shore. They will also be practicing hoisting personnel from the ice.

The public will be permitted to watch the training, but will be required to stand at least 300 yards from the ice.

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