Yarmouth lifeboat launched to suspected distressed Paraglider in West Wight

yarmouth lifeboat launched to suspected distressed paraglider in west wight

A major search operation has been launched after it is understood that a paraglider may have fallen in the water in the West Wight this evening. An all weather lifeboat from Yarmouth has been tasked to search for the glider that was spotted by a member of the pubic on the Isle of Wight.

A coastguard search and rescue team from Needles has also been tasked to search the area near to Totland pier. A member of reported seeing a silver and blue coloured object fall from above into the bay. The all weather lifeboat has launched a tender to recover some items recovered that are understood to be birthday ballon’s that where recovered by a nearby vessel
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