Dorset

Dorset lifeboats search Poole Bay for man overboard

  • 14 October 2011
  • From the section Dorset

Lifeboats and helicopters are searching the Dorset coastline to look for a man feared overboard

Portland Coastguard received a mayday call on Friday afternoon.

Lifeboats from Poole and Swanage RNLI launched at 16:20 BST, and a coastguard rescue helicopter is also working with the lifeboats.

The lifeboats and helicopter are patrolling Poole Bay, Poole Harbour and its approaches in their search for the man in difficulties.

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