Portland Coastguard helicopter rescues freezing fisherman
- 25 March 2013
- From the section Dorset
A fisherman who took "insufficient clothing" on a sea trip has been airlifted to hospital with hypothermia.
Portland Coastguard received a call from an angling charter boat off Bridport, Dorset, at about 10:45 GMT.
The man was flown to Dorset County Hospital in Dorchester. The coastguard said he was "not dressed for the cold".
A spokesman added: "His body temperature was low and he was in and out of consciousness." He is expected to make a full recovery.