Glider ditches in the sea

A glider ditched in the sea off Beachy Head in East Sussex on Saturday 13 October 2018. Gary Ramsdale, a light aircraft pilot, flying overhead reported the emergency to the UK distress and diversion cell on 121.5, thereby ensuring that the Coastguard helicopter knew the precise location.

No one was injured.

You can read more about the emergency here:

Video of the rescue is published here with kind permission of the Maritime & Coastguard Agency.