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4 teenagers die in canoeing accident

Title
4 teenagers die in canoeing accident
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
23 Mar 1993
Year of production
1993
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Duration
00:01:32
Description
James Bays reports on the tragic death of 4 teenagers after their canoes capsized off Lyme Regis, Dorset during a school trip. Coastguard spokesman Andy Tillian describes the tragic events, whilst Brian Thorney of Dorset Police claims it was possibly a freak accident. Dennis Camp, Governor of the Southway Comprehensive School in Plymouth hopes the school can get through the events.
Contributors
James Bays; Andy Tillian; Brian Thorney; Dennis Camp
Keywords
Deaths; Dorset; Adolescents; Marine safety; Lyme Regis; Rescue work; Canoeing; Schoolchildren; Search and rescue operations; Accidental deaths; School visits; Billboard (radio programme); Rachel Walker; Claire Langley; Dean Sayer; Simon Dunn(?); Southway Comprehensive School

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