Launch: Friday 23 February 2018

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Launch Date:

Friday 23 February 2018

Launch Time:


Recover Time:

04:30 (4hrs 26mins)


ALB 13-17 Joel and April Grunnill


Clear, Moderate sea, SE F5


Assisted 1 Person


Shannon class lifeboat launched to aid an injured fisherman on board a vessel in the the lower wash area off the north Norfolk coast.

Casualty had suffered a broken leg whilst at sea, and his crew made a Mayday call to coastguard for assistance.

Both Skegness RNLI all-weather lifeboat and UK Coastguard rescue helicopter were on scene and the casualty was air lifted to hospital for treatment after being transferred to the lifeboat.

Read more about this rescue in more detail here

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