THE three crew members of a former military landing craft have been rescued following a mayday call in the Bristol Channel. The vessel, which takes building materials to the Hinkley Point C power station under construction, had started to take on water. A crew member was airlifted to hospital in Cardiff suffering from hypothermia after three lifeboats and a helicopter were scrambled to the scene. The craft finally beached in the mouth of the River Parrett following the yesterday evening’s incident.
Burnham & Highbridge Weekly News 16th April 2017 read more »