Llandudno inshore lifeboat launches to assist in rescue of jet skier

Lifeboats News Release

Llandudno D Class Lifeboat Dr. Barbara Saunderson was tasked to launch at 3.36pm today.


Llandudno inshore lifeboat launches

The volunteer crew of four were tasked to proceed to Colwyn Bay where a there had been a reported jet ski accident with a casualty in the water.

Whilst the lifeboat was on route to the location other jet skiers had managed to assist the casualty to return to Porth Eirias.

The Llandudno Coastguard team and the RNLI crew remained on scene to provide casualty care until North Wales Ambulance service arrived.

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