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Llandudno lifeboat launches to dangerous cliff incident

Lifeboats News Release

HM Coastguard Holyhead tasked Llandudno lifeboat at 2pm on Tuesday 25 October, requesting an immediate launch of the inshore lifeboat to assist the Rhyl Coastguard Team who were attending to two young people in danger on the cliffs above Angel Bay, Little Orme's Head.

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Llandudno Lifeboat launches to dangerous cliff incident.

The D class relief lifeboat, with her volunteer crew proceeded to Angel Bay, they arrived on scene five minutes after launch and soon located the two young casualties who were approximately 40ft above the shoreline.

The Lifeboat helm monitored the casualties as they moved down the cliffs eventually making their way to the safety of Penrhyn Bay beach, where they were given serious safety advice by the lifeboat crew.

The lifeboat was then stood down by HM Coastguard and returned to station to prepare for future launches.

For more information, please contact Jonathan Coe, Llandudno Lifeboat Press Officer on 07910 861193. Alternatively contact Claire Elshaw, RNLI Media Officer on 01745 585162 / 07771 941390.


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