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Search called off for 7 missing in Baja fishing boat accident

This is a 2005 file picture from the Erik. (Baja Sportfishing Inc./The Mexico Times Co. LLC)

July 13, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
The U.S. Coast Guard has ended aerial searches for seven Americans still missing after a fishing boat capsized off Baja California.

The boat sank on July 3 in the Sea of Cortez.

It was on a four-day trip out of San Felipe.

Search teams had been combing the waters for the seven missing men.

The coast guard said Tuesday's aerial search would be its last.

Nineteen U.S. tourists and 16 Mexican crew members made it to land after the boat went down.

One person was found dead on a remote island beach.

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