Fishermen rescued from raging sea in Norway after ship sinks (VIDEO)

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Dramatic footage has been released of the rescue of two fishermen after their ship sank in rough seas off the coast of northern Norway. The video shows the men being saved from raging waters, winched from their inflatable lifeboat to a helicopter.

The fishermen's vessel sent a distress call during stormy weather on Thursday and were taken aboard a rescue helicopter owned by a company that provides search and rescue services for the oil and gas industry, the Local reported.

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The video of their salvage was filmed from a military Orion aircraft that also responded to the emergency.

Both men are reported to be in good health and have been transported to Norway's Hammerfest municipality.