Jersey crews search for missing French fisherman near the Minquiers

The Jersey Lifeboat Association crew and The RNLI St Helier inshore lifeboat were called out at 7:30am this morning. Credit: MarineTraffic

Jersey Coastguard and two lifeboats are helping search for a Fisherman who is missing near the Minquiers. 

The Jersey Lifeboat Association crew and the St Helier RNLI lifeboats were called out at 7:30am this morning, after a French fisherman went overboard.

The French Coastguard are coordinating the search and called for Jersey rescue assistance to work alongside French boat and helicopter rescue teams.