Man airlifted to Norfolk and Norwich with back injury

Picture of coastguard helicopter. Photo credit: HM Coastguard Happisburgh & Mundlesley /PA Wire.

Picture of coastguard helicopter. Photo credit: HM Coastguard Happisburgh & Mundlesley /PA Wire. - Credit: PA

A man was has been airlifted to hospital from a boat off the north Norfolk coast after he suffered a back injury.

The coastguard was called at just after 3.30pm and scrambled the coastguard rescue helicopter from Humber to a stand-by vessel near a platform north east of Cromer.

A coastguard spokesman said the man had suffered a back injury and was airlifted to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) following advice given to them.


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