HM Coastguard scrambles rescue helicopter and lifeboats after receiving misery beacon from fishing vessel
One guy has been pulled from the water and two are nonetheless lacking after a fishing boat sank off the coast of East Sussex. HM Coastguard scrambled a seek and rescue helicopter after receiving an EPIRB misery beacon from fishing vessel Joanna C at 6am on Saturday.
The rescue helicopter based totally at Lydd, Kent, was once deployed together with two RNLI lifeboats based totally in Newhaven and Eastbourne to take a look at to search out the lacking boat. The beacon’s sign put the vessel 3 nautical miles off the coast of Seaford, close to Newhaven.