A rescue worker lowers a line to the fishermen as their boat sinks
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Moment coastguard rescues crew of sinking fishing boat

Dramatic video has emerged of the moment a coastguard helicopter rescued the crew of a sinking fishing boat off the western coast of Scotland.

The Irish vessel Iuda Naofa got into difficulty at about 11:00 on Tuesday when it started taking on water about 48 miles (77km) off the Butt of Lewis.

Three men were treated for mild hypothermia.

Andy Moore reports.

  • 23 Jan 2015
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