Llandudno inshore lifeboat sent to assist stranded vehicle.

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During a training exercise Llandudno's inshore lifeboat Dr. Barbara Saunderson was tasked by HMC Holyhead to assist the Coastguard Team in an attempted recovery of a stranded vehicle.

Stranded vehicle Porth Eirias

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The inshore lifeboat was diverted from exercise in Llandudno Bay to Porth Eirias Colwyn Bay to join the Llandudno Coastguard Team in an effort to recover a stranded vehicle from the incoming tide. Unfortunately the joint attempt with members of the public was unsuccessful, but more importantly there were no casualties from the incident.

RNLI crew member Luke Heritage explained: 'regrettably we could not achieve a recovery but did leave a marker buoy as a navigational aid for a submerged hazard.'

The lifeboat and crew of three were able to return to Llandudno to complete their exercise and recover to shore.

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