Tynemouth RNLI inshore lifeboat launched to bridge jumper
Humber Coastguard requested the launch of the lifeboat at 21:28, which, with three volunteer crew, started the 8 mile journey upriver. Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade and a North East Ambulance Hazardous Area Response Team were also tasked.
As the lifeboat passed St Peter’s Basin, just a mile from the Tyne Bridge, police reported that the casualty was safely in their custody and the lifeboat was stood down by Humber Coastguard, returning to station at 22:18.
Lifeboat: D-693 Mark Noblehttps://www.tynemouth-lifeboat.org/2013/12/14/1247/tynemouth-rnli-inshore-lifeboat-launched-to-bridge-jumper/Tynemouth RNLI inshore lifeboat launched to bridge jumperServicesBridge,Coastguard,inshore,jumper,Lifeboat,Newcastle,RNLI,TVLB,Tyne,TynemouthA man standing on the wrong side of railings on Newcastle's Tyne Bridge prompted a police request to Humber Coastguard for assistance, resulting in the launch of Tynemouth RNLI inshore lifeboat. Humber Coastguard requested the launch of the lifeboat at 21:28, which, with three volunteer crew, started the 8 mile...Tynemouth RNLI [email protected]AdministratorTynemouth RNLI lifeboat station