New Year’s Day rescue from Putsborough Beach

The beach rescue on Putsborough. Picture: Rhiane Easton.

The beach rescue on Putsborough. Picture: Rhiane Easton. - Credit: Archant

Man with a dislocated shoulder flown to hospital from Putsborough beach.

A dramatic beach rescue took place on Putsborough on New Year’s Day.

Walkers gathered to watch as the RAF Sea King helicopter landed on the sand at 3pm to rescue a male with a dislocated shoulder.

He was taken to North Devon District Hospital.


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