Lifeboat and coastguard team help sailing vessel 'leaning at dangerous angle'

Burnham RNLI and South Woodham Coastguard helped the stricken vessel

Burnham RNLI and South Woodham Coastguard helped the stricken vessel

First published in News

A LIFEBOAT and coastguard team recovered passengers of a sailing vessel after it ran aground.

Thames Coastguard received a 999 call from the 23 ft sailing vessel with two people on board at around 7.30pm last night.

The vessel was aground and leaning at a dangerous angle near to Brandy Hole on the River Crouch.

Burnham RNLI Lifeboat and South Woodham Coastguard Rescue Team helped the passengers to shore.

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