Saturday, May 25, 2013

Skomer Island Boat Crash: 48 Saved After Rock Smash

A rescue operation is under way after a passenger boat hit a rock at Skomer Island off the Pembrokeshire coast.

The Lady Helen sent out a mayday call just before 1pm saying it had run aground on the Welsh island and was taking on water.

Milford Haven coastguard said it launched a massive rescue operation including local lifeboats, a police boat and an RAF rescue helicopter from north Devon.