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Capsized kayaker rescued from rocks near Tenby

Dramatic scenes have been caught on camera as two RNLI lifeboats came to the rescue of a capsized kayaker off the Pembrokeshire coast.

A local fishing boat spotted the stricken man swimming towards rocks below West Moor cliff, Tenby, and stood by while a lifeboat picked him up.

Rescue helicopter 187 from St Athan winched the casualty up and then landed him on Freshwater East beach.

He was flown to Withybush Hospital, accompanied by a paramedic.

  • 19 May 2016
  • From the section Wales
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