Fishermen jump into life-raft
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RAF rescue film shows fishermen abandon sinking ship

An RAF rescue helicopter crew captured the dramatic moments four fishermen abandoned their sinking vessel and jumped into a life-raft in rough seas and strong winds off the north Wales coast.

The fisherman were flown to hospital by the crew from RAF Valley on Anglesey after the mayday call from the Cesca vessel near Bardsey Island off the Llyn Peninsula at about 23:20 GMT on Thursday.

They were later released from hospital.

  • 13 Feb 2015
  • From the section Wales