Kyle RNLI in late night callout to people in canoe swept away by strong current
Kyle of Lochalsh lifeboat launched at 10.25pm on Friday 19th August, to reports of 2 adults and 1 child in difficulty in a canoe which had got caught up in the strong tidal currents in the Kylerhea area
Notes to editors:
- This is the fourth callout for the lifeboat since Tuesday
- Please credit photo to RNLI
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