Planes seek survivors of storm-damaged oil rig
St. John's, Newfoundland
The world's largest offshore oil rig capsized Monday morning and more than 80 crew members took to lifeboats in a raging Atlantic storm. Search planes spotted floating bodies in mountainous seas, but no survivors. The Canadian coast guard radioed they had found two of three fiberglass lifeboats.
The rig, owned by Mobil Oil Canada was buffeted by 50-foot waves and 70- mile-an-hour winds.