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Cornish Rescues On Busy Sunday

Newquay RNLI D class inshore lifeboat

Published by the Pirate FM News Team at 7:02am 28th July 2014.

A man has been hurt after a coasteering accident near Newquay.

It is one of a string of rescue call outs over the weekend.

It was just after 5pm on Sunday both the resort's lifeboats were scrambled to the Gazzle.

Four of the crew went into the water with a stretcher to get him to safety.

A woman has been airlifted to hospital after an allergic reaction to a weever fish sting at Falmouth.

They are the poisonous creatures that bury into the sand in the shallows.

She passed out - prompting a rescue operation from lifeguards and a helicopter from Culdrose.

A man has been helped to safety by coastguards - after falling near Looe.

He has been left with a cut leg

Plymouth's inshore lifeboat was scrambled to a speedboat, drifting close to Cremyll point.

Later it had to be launched again - after a jet-skier found themselves without power just north of the Tamar Bridge.

Both were towed back into Saltash.

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