Fisherman rescued from sea by Lizard lifeboat

A fisherman has been flown to hospital after been rescued from the sea off the Cornish coast.

Falmouth coastguards received a distress call around 7pm. A man had fallen from his 13ft boat. The Lizard lifeboat and a Triad survey vessel were launched.

Crews located the man in the water wearing an inflated lifejacket. He was flown by helicopter to the Royal Cornwall Hospital. His condition is unknown.


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