Fishing boat sinks off Norfolk coast

Two fishermen were plucked from the sea off Norfolk by Wells lifeboat after their fishing boat sank. Credit: Wells Lifeboat

Two people have been pulled from the sea after a fishing boat sunk off the Norfolk coast.

A mayday signal was received from the Lainy which was six miles north north west of Wells. The Wells lifeboat and other vessels went to the scene and the two crew were pulled from the water.

The casualties have been winched aboard a Coastguard rescue helicopter which has taken them to hospital.