Flyover footage of oil rig grounded on rocks near Alaska coast (VIDEO)

Published: January 2nd, 2013 at 11:57 am ET
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Follow-up to: Shell oil rig filled with fuel runs aground in Alaska -- Worst development yet in crisis -- "So it just happened, it’s dark, no one has seen it"

Reuters: Drifting Shell drilling rig grounds on rocks off Alaska

[...] The rig had been headed to Puget Sound for maintenance and upgrades when it broke away from one of its tow lines on Monday afternoon and was driven to rocks just off Kodiak Island that night. [...]

U.S. Coast Guard video by Petty Officer 1st Class Sara Francis, January 1, 2013

More footage from Coast Guard here

Published: January 2nd, 2013 at 11:57 am ET
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