Four people airlifted to hospital after boat capsizes in Wales

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Four peope airlifted to hospital after boat capsizes in Wales


Four people were rescued off the Gwynedd coast in Wales when their boat capsized.

They were airlifted to hospital after the boat overturned close to the shore near Aberdovey and Tywyn, ITV News reports.

The four managed to get to shore but were flown to hospital by an RAF rescue helicopter as a precaution.

According to the BBC, a member of the public raised the alarm after the 15-20ft sailing vessel capsized.

Milford Haven coastguard said the four people were wearing life jackets.

Their boat was caught in the surf making a lifeboat rescue difficult.

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