crash' rescue in Bristol Channel rehearsed off Brean Down
plane crash in the Bristol Channel near Brean Down was rehearsed
by lifeboat crews on Sunday afternoon (March 22nd) as part of
a planned training exercise.
group of walkers on Brean Down took these photos of what appeared
to be an aeroplane's tail fin being retrieved from the middle
of the channel and then towed to Weston.
'aircraft' was in fact made by the lifeboat crew to look realistic
so they could simulate a plane and casualties being rescued from
RNLI spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com that because the area is
on the flight path for the airports at nearby Bristol and Cardiff,
it is important that crews perform such training from time to