Lifeboat crew rescues kite surfer after harness breaks
PUBLISHED: 21:32 22 June 2020 | UPDATED: 21:32 22 June 2020
A RNLI lifeboat crew from Aldeburgh was dispatched on Monday afternoon after a kite surfer encountered difficulties in the water off Shingle Street.
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A spokesman said the lifeboat service was notified by the coastguard at around 4pm after receiving reports of a kite surfer in distress due to a broken harness,
The crew was able to locate the surfer as their brightly-coloured kite was clearly visible.
Crew members brought the surfer back to shore safely and handed them over to be treated by the coastguard.
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