North West Wales

RAF Valley copter picks up sick yachtsman off Pwllheli

A member of a four-man crew on a yacht about 10 miles (16km) south of Pwllheli, Gwynedd, has been flown to hospital.

Holyhead Coastguard said the man had fallen unconscious before coming round and feeling sick.

He was airlifted to Ysbyty Gwynedd in Bangor after being picked up from the yacht by a helicopter from RAF Valley on Anglesey.

The coastguard said he was being checked as a precaution.

Related Internet links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites