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The Maritime and Coastguard Agency has told ITV Meridian that most of the crew on board a cargo vessel called the Hoegh Osaka that ran aground in the Solent have now been safely rescued.
A statement from the Maritime and Coastguard Agency said: "The coastguard helicopter from Lee on Solent is currently airlifting 25 crew from a car carrier which has grounded on the Bramble Bank, East Cowes, Isle of Wight.
"Southampton VTS is sending tugs to the scene to assist with the vessel which is listing to one side."
A rescue operation is under way after a cargo ship ran aground in the Solent off the Isle of Wight.
The RNLI said the ship’s crew are being rescued from the water and from on board the stricken vessel, which is at a list of 45 degrees.
Four RNLI lifeboats are in attendance alongside the Solent coastguard helicopter which is airlifting 25 crew members including one person who suffered injuries when the ship ran aground.
Hampshire Police say a 33 year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of child abduction in connection with a teenager who went missing from Southampton.
The 15 year-old was found safe and well on the Isle of Wight yesterday night.
A 15-year-old schoolgirl is still missing two days after she was last seen with a man more than twice her age.
Police have said they are "growing concerned" for the welfare of Rebecca McLean, from Southampton, Hampshire.
The teenager is believed to have travelled to the Isle of Wight with 33-year-old Michael Britten, also from Southampton.
They were last seen together in Ryde, Isle of Wight, on Saturday morning.
Hampshire Police have appealed for public help.
Missing teenager Rebecca McLean from Southampton, has been found safe and well. Police say Rebecca was located on the Isle of Wight.
A 33 year old man is now helping police with their enquiries.
A police search is underway after a 15-year-old girl has gone missing from Southampton.
A photo has been released of Rebecca McLean , who is believed to be on the Isle of Wight with 33-year-old Michael Britten - also from Southampton.
The pair were last seen together in Ryde, Isle of Wight, yesterday morning and police are growing concerned for their welfare.
Anyone with any information, or who has seen Rebecca or Michael, is asked to contact Southampton police.
Portsmouth police have warned of delays for people hoping to travel to the Isle of Wight after a car deck collapsed on a ferry.
A spokesman said on Twitter: "Just liaised with Wightlinkferry (our side), there are delays for those wanting to travel tonight to the IOW due to the earlier incident."