UK Coastguard

Helicopter Crashes Into The Sea

PA | Posted 17.09.2014 | UK

A helicopter has crashed into the sea in East Yorkshire. The helicopter was seen crashing off the coast near Flamborough at 1.40pm on Tuesday, Humb...

Body Found In Search For Missing Barry Island Teen

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.07.2013 | UK

Police in South Wales investigating the disappearance of missing Glasgow teenager Hollie McClymont say a body has been recovered from the sea near Fon...

Missing Teen In Sea Off Barry Island Named

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.07.2013 | UK

A teenage schoolgirl missing after getting into "difficulty" in the sea at a busy resort has been named as Holly McClymont from Glasgow. One day si...

'You Can Never Get Over It, A Holiday Should Be A Happy Time'

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.07.2013 | UK

Major efforts to find a missing 14-year-old girl last seen in "difficulty" in the sea are focusing on the shoreline at low tide. Rescue crews were ...

Coastguard Search For Girl Missing Off Welsh Coast

PA | Posted 07.07.2013 | UK

Police and coastguards are searching for a 14-year-old girl who was last seen "in difficulty" in the sea. Officers were called at 3.46pm to a repor...

Body Found In Search For Missing Boat Off Devon

PA | Posted 29.01.2013 | UK

Rescuers searching for a missing fishing boat in gale-force conditions have found a body. The hunt for the 19ft fishing boat JCK, missing off the D...

Man Swept Away To Sea In Blackpool

PA | Posted 01.01.2013 | UK

Rescue crews were searching a stretch of coastline on Tuesday after a man was swept into the sea in gale-force winds. The 41-year-old was reported ...

PHOTOS: Boxing Day Swim Turns Bloody

SWNS | Posted 27.12.2012 | UK

A traditional Boxing Day swim looked like a scene from a horror show on Wednesday as swimmers emerged from the sea covered in blood. This year saw ...

Baby Born Mid-Flight In Helicopter Over Shetland Isles

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.12.2012 | UK

A baby has been born mid-flight on a coastguard rescue helicopter over the Shetland Isles. The 7lb baby was delivered at 6.28 am, while the helico...

'Ghost Yacht' Triggers Coastguard Search

PA | Posted 28.10.2012 | UK

An air and sea search was launched after a yacht was found beached with its engine still running but with no-one on board, Coastguards said. A memb...

Rescue Crew Admit Chances Of Finding Missing Yachtswoman 'Slim'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.12.2012 | UK

Rescue crews searching for missing yacht skipper Ona Unwin admit the chances of finding the woman alive are slim. The wreckage of the 65-year-old's...

Yacht Wreckage Found In Search For Missing Woman

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.10.2012 | UK

Coastguards searching for missing sailor, Ona Unwin, have found what they believe to be the wreckage of a yacht off the north Cornwall coast. Devon...

65-Year-Old Yachtswoman Missing Off Devon Coast

PA | Posted 15.10.2012 | UK

Air and sea rescue teams are searching for a 65-year-old lone yachtswoman who is reported missing off the Devon and Cornwall coast. Falmouth Coastg...

Five Rescued From Sinking Speedboat

PA | Posted 01.11.2012 | UK

Coastguards have reminded seafarers about the importance of wearing a lifejacket after five people had to be rescued from a sinking speedboat. An R...

Missing Four-Year-Old's Body 'Washed Out To Sea'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.08.2012 | UK

The body of Dylan Cecil, a four-year-old boy who slipped from a jetty, is believed to have been washed out to sea after specialist sonar equipment fai...

Fisherman Dies After Being Washed Out To Sea

PA | Posted 14.08.2012 | UK

A man has died after being washed into the sea while fishing. He was fishing with a friend at Penhallic Point, between Tintagel and Trebarwith Stra...

Teenager Dies After 40ft Fall From Cornwall Cliffs

PA | Posted 23.07.2012 | UK

A teenage holidaymaker who was seriously injured after falling 40ft from a cliff and landing on rocks has died in hospital, police said today. The ...

Boy Seriously Injured After Falling 40Ft From Cliffs

PA | Posted 21.09.2012 | UK

A teenage holidaymaker suffered serious injuries after falling 40ft from a cliff and landing on rocks. The boy was hurt on Sunday afternoon when he...

Woman Dies After Cliff Fall

PA | Posted 14.09.2012 | UK

A woman has died after falling from a cliff while out walking with her husband, according to police. At about 3pm yesterday, the couple were at Bea...

Body Found On Portsmouth Beach

PA | Posted 29.06.2012 | UK

The body of a man has been found on a beach after he was last seen going into the sea, according to police. The 29-year-old was first reported miss...

In A Sticky Spot: Coastguard Rescuers Free Cyclist Stuck In Quicksand

PA | Posted 16.06.2012 | UK

The Coastguard faced a race against time today after a cyclist sank up to his waist into quicksand on a beach. The 51-year-old man dialled 999 afte...

Holidaymaker Plunges To His Death From Cornish Cliffs In Front Of Wife And Kids

PA | Posted 05.05.2012 | UK

A holidaymaker plunged 50 metres to his death in a horrific cliff fall in front of his wife and two children, it emerged on Saturday. The man, 52, ...

Three Men Rescued By Lifeboats After Drinking Trip

PA | Posted 14.06.2012 | UK

Three men had to be rescued by lifeboat crews after their boat capsized during a drinking trip. The men had been drinking with two other men on a m...

Search For Overboard Woman Called Off

PA | Posted 01.06.2012 | UK

A search for a woman believed to have fallen overboard a ferry has been called off. The crew of the Condor Rapide Fast Ferry, which was en route fr...

One Dead, Five Missing, Two Rescued After Vessel Sinks In Irish Sea

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 26.01.2012 | UK

The coastguard has confirmed that one body has been recovered after a cargo vessel sank in the Irish Sea. Earlier, two seamen were rescued from th...