hovercraft and Coastguards called to trio in beach mud
rescue hovercraft crew and a team of Coastguards were called to
Weston on Friday evening (August 26th) amid concerns for several
people struggling in the mud.
Spirit Of Lelaina II hovercraft was called to Weston beach shortly
after 8pm alongside Burnham and Weston Coastguards after a beach
walker raised concerns for three people seen struggling through
they got back to shore safely and safety advice was given to them
to prevent it happening again.
other people were also spotted in deep mud and, with fading light
and an incoming tide, Weston Coastguards tasked BARB's hovercraft
crew to fly out to them to check on their welfare. Both were found
to be safe and the crews were stood down.