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On board with search and rescue

Summer holidays are the busiest time of year for search and rescue teams in the south west of England as tourists flock to area in search of sun.

The Royal Marine Barracks in Chivenor is experiencing its busiest ever year, with 208 rescues across their 240 mile range in 2010 so far.

Alex Bushill joins them on board their Sea King class helicopter.

  • 01 Aug 2010