Seaman airlifted from ship off Cromer

A sailor is being treated at the James Paget Hospital, Gorleston after he was airlifted from ship off Cromer today.

An RAF search and rescue helicopter Wattisham Airfield airlifted the Polish seaman from anchor-handling vessel Toisa Defiant after he broke his leg.

The airlift took place at about 4pm, 49 miles north-east of Cromer. Great Yarmouth port chaplain the Rev Peter Paine accompanied the injured man at the hospital.