Suffolk/Essex: Thames Coastguard respond to smoke seen near wind farm

Thames Coastguard carried out a search yesterday following reports of smoke near Greater Gabbard Windfarm.

At 4.18pm yesterday, following reports of white smoke approximately one mile off Southwold, Thames and Humber Coastguards carried out a communications search.

A Greater Gabbard Windfarm vessel proceeded to the area with nothing untoward found.

It transpired a helicopter had been in the area carrying out exercises using smoke.

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