Stranded Australian saved from sinking yacht

Glenn Ey was stranded for four days until an Air Canada flight spotted his damaged vessel.

    An Australian sailor has been rescued after his damaged yacht was spotted by passengers and crew on a plane flying overhead.

    Glenn Ey said he feared for his life after his boat was overwhelmed by huge waves 500km off the coast of New South Wales.

    Al Jazeera’s Bhanu Bhatnagar reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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