Rescue helicopter scrambled in Sidmouth paragliding drama

COASTGUARD helicopter Rescue 106 was scrambled to Sidmouth on Sunday morning to help search for a paraglider reported as being swept out to sea.

COASTGUARD helicopter Rescue 106 was scrambled to Sidmouth on Sunday morning to help search for a paraglider reported as being swept out to sea.

The helicopter was stood down shortly after take-off at 10.20am, after the paraglider was safely recovered to the shore.