Date – Monday, June 1st 2009
Launch Time – 16:59
Incident – Blyth Lifeboat was launched to reports of 2 persons in a small inflatable dingy, drifting out to sea in the Blyth bay area, Upon launching Humber Coatsguard informed the lifeboat crew that the position of the casualties was now the end of Blyth’s east pier.
The Lifeboat was on scene within 5 minutes of launch and recovered two males aged 19 & 20 and one inflatable dinghy from near the end of the east pier. The males who has sustained no injuries were then taken to meet with the Blyth Coastguard mobile unit on Blyth beach where they were given safety advice.