hovercrafts rescue mud walker a mile from shore at Berrow
man who was spotted wading across mudlfats a mile from the shore
at Berrow was rescued by Coastguards and rescue hovercrafts from
Burnham-On-Sea on Tuesday (July 29th).
lifeguards at Berrow raised alarm at 2.30pm and volunteers from
BARB Search & Rescue and Burnham Coastguards were quickly
two rescue hovercrafts were launched with several members of the
Coastguard Mud Rescue Team onboard and the man, who was on holiday
from overseas, was taken onboard and flown back to the safety
of the beach.
man was seen wading through mud a long distance from the shore
in an area where other beach users have previously got into difficulty,"
said a spokesman.
worked with the hovercraft crew to get the man safely back onto
the shore. The incident is a fresh reminder to the public about
staying clear of the muddy areas of the beach where it's possible
to get into difficulty."