Shoreham RNLI crews rescue ‘man in distress’ near Brighton Pier

Shoreham’s lifeboat was launched to a ‘man in distress’ near Brighton Pier.

The RNLI said on Twitter that crews were alerted to the incident on Friday afternoon (July 30).

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“Our all weather lifeboat was launched in blustery and rough sea conditions to a man spotted in distress in the water east of Brighton Pier this afternoon,” said a spokesman.

“The crew carried out a search and the man was winched from the water by the coastguard helicopter and flown to hospital.”

Shoreham RNLI crews