Threefold increase of laser attacks on HEMS aircraft



Following local reports of laser attacks on Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) aircraft in November 2016, the Association of Air Ambulances has conducted a survey with its air operator membership and found that the reported number of three incidents in 2015 has increased to 10 during 2016.

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Exmouth RNLI encourages safety awareness after two call-outs

Photo: PR130217 George Bearman II recovery after rescuing man in river Exe

Inshore lifeboat George Bearman II launched twice on Sunday 12 February to sailors in difficulty in the river Exe estuary and off Topsham. The charity that saves lives at sea strives to educate water users in local community safety awareness.

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