hovercraft called to help two dog walkers in mud
rescue hovercraft was called out after two dog walkers got stuck
in the mud at Weston-super-Mare.
resorts coastguard team were called out on Sunday, August
6th after a member of the public reported the pair stuck in the
mud at Weston Bay.
Avon Fire and Rescue Firefly Hovercraft was also scrambled to the
Coastguard spokesman said: "On our arrival it was clear that
they were having difficulties so we put a plan into action involving
Firefly Hovercraft from Weston Fire Service."
put two of our team on board the hovercraft and brought the casualties
back to safety."
spokesman added: "We spotted other people out on the mud and
decided to check on them to find they required our help."
assisted two ladies and their dogs back to the beach on the hovercraft."
rescue operation was supported by the ambulance service, Weston
RNLI, Clevedon Coastguard team and the BARB rescue hovercraft from