Breaking Hastings Sussex

A fisherman has sadly died after being recovered from sea in Hastings

The UK Coastguard responded to a Mayday Call this morning just before 10 am on Thursday  of a man overboard from a fishing vessel with 2 persons onboard off the coast of Hastings,
The Coastguard Helicopter 163 from Lydd and both Hastings RNLI lifeboats A were scrambled and rushed to assist to the rescue.
The casualty was recovered and then flown to Eastbourne Hospital, Unfortunately, he later died.
Our thoughts are with the Fisherman’s family and friends at this time.