Aldeburgh: Man airlifted to Ipswich Hospital after collapsing on barge in River Alde
A MAN was airlifted to hospital after collapsing with chest pains on a barge near Aldeburgh.
An RAF rescue helicopter flew the 77-year-old to Ipswich Hospital shortly after 1pm on Monday.
Coastguards scrambled a RNLI lifeboat to the scene in the River Alde. The man was transferred from the barge to the lifeboat before being winched into the helicopter.