kite surfer saved by lifeboat crew at Brean
kite surfer was rescued at Brean Down on Sunday (May 2nd) after
getting into difficulties.
RNLI lifeboat was called out after the woman was reported to be
struggling in the water.
found the woman's harness had become twisted and she was being
dragged out to sea, unable to free herself.
was being dragged under the water, had breathing difficulties
and was nearly unconscious," a lifeboat spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
RAF rescue helicopter, which was taking part in an exercise with
Burnham-On-Sea RNLI near Stert Island, flew to the lady and took
her to Weston General Hospital for treatment.