St David's rescue: Fisherman airlifted to Swansea hospital with burns

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The fisherman was airlifted from a trawler near St David's Head off the Pembrokeshire coast

A fisherman has been airlifted to hospital with second degree burns after suffering an injury while on a boat off the west Wales coast.

The fishing trawler got into difficulty in the Irish Sea off St David's Head in Pembrokeshire on Monday morning.

A lifeboat crew from St David's and a Coastguard helicopter arrived at the scene at about 11:45 BST and a man was airlifted to Morriston Hospital in Swansea with second-degree burns.

Nobody else on board was injured.

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