October 28, 2010
lifeboats launched to search for missing man
Burnham-On-Sea's lifeboats were launched on Thursday morning (October
28th) to help search for a person reported to be in a distressed
Burnham RNLI's boats were launched at 9.44am to search for the
missing man, aged in his 20s, along the shores of Brean Down.
Also involved were both Weston and Burnham Coastguards, two Weston
lifeboats and a police helicopter.
search was stood down by Swansea Coastguards at 10.50am after
nothing was found.
Lifeboat Operations Manager Ricky Holmes told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"If there is any risk to a person's safety we will always
launch when requested by Swansea Coastguards."
One of the Burnham lifeboats is pictured above launching on
website for Burnham-On-Sea