Tenby RNLI lifeboat launched after swimmer reported missing at Broad Haven South

Lifeboats News Release

At 7.30am this morning (18 August) Tenby RNLI's all-weather lifeboat was requested to launch following a report to Milford Haven Coastguard that a swimmer was missing off Broad Haven South.

The volunteer crew of the Tamar class Haydn Miller lifeboat were quickly on the water and made best speed to Broadhaven.

As the lifeboat was passing Lydstep, a call came through from Milford Haven Coastguard confirming that the casualty was now safe and well ashore.

The lifeboat was stood down and returned to station, arriving at 7.55am.​

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