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Emergency call to injured King's Lynn fisherman




Emergency services were called to an injured fisherman on board a boat in Lynn yesterday afternoon (Sunday, September 6).

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution and Hunstanton Coastguard were called around 3pm to the man.

He was landed at the ferry jetty by a Hunstanton RNLI hovercraft.

The RNLI and Coastguard were called to an injured fisherman in Lynn on Sunday afternoon. Picture: Hunstanton Coastguard(42075315)
The RNLI and Coastguard were called to an injured fisherman in Lynn on Sunday afternoon. Picture: Hunstanton Coastguard(42075315)

A spokesperson for Hunstanton Coastguard said: "He was more then happy to be picked up by family as he did not want to go to hospital. Advice was given about looking after his knee."

A spokesman for the RNLI added: "Hunstanton RNLI Volunteer crew launched and proceeded to area. On arrival the fisherman was taken on board the Hovercraft and taken into King's Lynn where he was landed at the ferry steps into the care of Coastguard response team."

The RNLI and Coastguard were called to an injured fisherman in Lynn on Sunday afternoon. Picture: Hunstanton Coastguard(42075312)
The RNLI and Coastguard were called to an injured fisherman in Lynn on Sunday afternoon. Picture: Hunstanton Coastguard(42075312)


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