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Rescue operation in Fastnet yacht race disaster

Title
Rescue operation in Fastnet yacht race disaster
Genre
Interview
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1979
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Duration
00:01:27
Description
Dave Loyn interviews Plymouth rescue team member Tim Hunt on the ongoing rescue operation by naval helicopter and ship following the freak storm during the Fastnet yacht race, with 22 yachts still missing.
Contributors
Dave Loyn; Tim Hunt
Keywords
Storms; Contests; Sailing; Yachts; Rescue work; Maritime rescue; Search and rescue operations; Helicopters; Fastnet Yacht Race

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