Troon lifeboats launch to person in the water near Ayr
At 12.46am on Tuesday 29 August 2017, Belfast Coastguard paged for the immediate launch of the all-weather and inshore lifeboats after reports of a person in the water at Craig Tara Holiday Park, south of Ayr.
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