Coastguards and BARB in search for missing child
rescue hovercraft and Coastguard teams were called to Weston on
Sunday afternoon (June 27th) to search for a missing child.
their second call-out to the resort in 24 hours, crewmembers from
BARB and the Coastguard were alerted at 3.50pm to scour the beach
for an 11 year-old girl.
Light of Elizabeth hovercraft - with two Weston Coastguards onboard
- was tasked with searching the tideline and mudflats.
was increasing concern for the girl, who had been missing for
some time. Fortunately, she was found safe and well, much to the
relief of her family," Burnham Coastguard Ian Jefferies told
Saturday, the same teams had been called to Uphill to rescue nine
beachgoers from the mudflats, as reported here.
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