By CBSMiami.com Team

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The search continues for nine people believed to be missing in the waters southeast of Key West.

Coast Guard Cutter Thetis crewmembers and a good Samaritan rescued 13 people from the water after their vessel capsized, Tuesday, approximately 26 miles southeast of Key West.

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Thetis’ crewmembers interviewed the survivors and reported they left from Cuba and their vessel capsized with 22 people aboard at approximately 8 p.m. on Monday. The survivors said seven males and two females are missing.

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Two helicopters and an airplane were called in to assist with the search-and-rescue operation.

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Wednesday morning, the Thetis along with the Cutter William Trump remain on scene and are continuing to search for the missing people.

CBSMiami.com Team