November 28, 2021

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Teenage woman amongst 2 dead after Cornwall sea saves

Teenage woman amongst 2 dead after Cornwall sea saves
Image copyright Ocean Breeze Image caption The coastguard helicopter landed on the beach between Porthtowan and Chapel Porth on Monday afternoon A teenage girl trapped beneath a capsized boat and a man who was pulled out of the sea off the Cornwall coast have died, police said.The girl was with three others who survived after…

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The coastguard helicopter arrived at the beach between Porthtowan and Chapel Porth on Monday afternoon.

A teenage woman caught underneath a capsized boat and a guy who was pulled out of the sea off the Cornwall coast have passed away, cops stated.

The lady was with three others who endured after their stiff inflatable boat capsized on the Doom Bar near Padstow at about 12: 45 BST.

In a different rescue, a man was pulled from the sea near Constantine by an off-duty RNLI lifeguard.

Police said it had been “a very tough day for local emergency services”.

The 2 deaths were amongst multiple events reported to emergency situation services over the bank vacation.

It comes after the RNLI suspended lifeguard patrols on UK beaches in March due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Ch Insp Ian Thompson said: “These are extremely upsetting circumstances and our ideas head out to all involved.

” It has been an extremely hard day for local emergency services.”

The girl passed away after being airlifted to hospital and the male who had actually been struggling in the water at Treyarnon Bay at about 12: 30 BST was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Signs at Chapel Porth caution beachgoers about RNLI lifeguards not being on responsibility.

In another incident a man remains in a major condition in hospital after being discovered deal with down in the water at Porthtowan.

Steve England, from surf publication Carve, who was surfing, stated he and others offered the guy CPR and pulled him out of the water while waiting on the coastguard helicopter and a lifeboat to get here.

” If we had a lifeguard on the beach we would have got oxygen to the casualty within two minutes however we needed to wait 20 minutes,” he said.

Other events were reported including some on social networks at other locations such as one where a variety of surfers had a hard time in a rip existing and 2 kayakers entered difficulty on Sunday.

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A guy is in a major condition in hospital after being pulled from the sea at Porthtowan.

In a declaration, it stated: “We continue to do what we can to get a lifeguard service up and running as quickly as possible.

The charity has actually given that revealed plans to patrol 70 beaches this summertime rather than its normal 240 and is rolling out a decreased service “in phases” from the end of the month.

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