Shoreham RNLI crews rescue ‘man in distress’ near Brighton Pier
Shoreham’s lifeboat was launched to a ‘man in distress’ near Brighton Pier.
The RNLI said on Twitter that crews were alerted to the incident on Friday afternoon (July 30).
“Our all weather lifeboat was launched in blustery and rough sea conditions to a man spotted in distress in the water east of Brighton Pier this afternoon,” said a spokesman.
“The crew carried out a search and the man was winched from the water by the coastguard helicopter and flown to hospital.”