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Watch the dramatic rescue of three men who became stranded after their fishing boat crashed into rocks at Newbiggin-by-the-Sea:
A man has been airlifted to hospital after being rescued from a fishing boat that crashed into rocks off the Northumberland coast.
The 52-year-old was one of three men who were rescued by coastguards and lifeboat crews. He was taken to Wansbeck Hospital after suffering from spinal injuries.
One of three men who were rescued from a stranded fishing boat off the coast of Northumberland remains in hospital.
The vessel lost power and crashed into rocks at Newbiggin Bay, known locally as Sandy Bay, at around 7:30pm on Friday night. The men were rescued by coastguards and lifeboat crews but a 52-year-old had to be airlifted to hospital after he was thrown from the boat and became injured.
The man remains at Wansbeck Hospital with spinal injuries and hypothermia.
A man has been airlifted to hospital after an accident off the Northumberland coast.
The RNLI at Newbiggin received reports of three people clinging to a badly damaged fishing boat at Sandy Bay. The three men had been washed onto rocks with the vessel.
The 52-year-old was taken to hospital by RAF helicopter with suspected spinal injuries.
An air and sea rescue has been taking place off the Northumberland coast.
The RNLI received reports that three people were clinging to part of a boat at Sandy Bay, south of Newbiggin-by-the-Sea.
One person has been airlifted to hospital with suspected spinal injuries.