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Abersoch RNLI rocks rescue video of spear fishing pair

Two men trapped on rocks while spear fishing have been rescued by an RNLI inshore lifeboat crew and airlifted to hospital by rescue helicopter.

The pair were caught in waves breaking below cliffs at Porth Ceiriad, near Abersoch, Gwynedd, on Saturday.

Two Abersoch RNLI crew members went to the rocks but was one was temporarily washed into the sea.

The crewmen were airlifted to the beach and the casualties were taken to hospital at Ysbyty Gwynedd, Bangor.

The alert was raised after the men were swept on to the rocks after leaving the nearby beach.

  • 07 May 2013
  • From the section Wales