Lifeboat launched after paraglider alert
PUBLISHED: 19:50 15 April 2012 | UPDATED: 07:37 16 April 2012
Kite fishermen spark emergency callout
Lyme Regis lifeboat put to sea today (Sunday) after a report of two paragliders possibly in difficulty off the West Dorset coast
But at 3.20pm coastguards confirmed the sighting was not of paragliders but anglers using a technique known as kite fishing involving a single kite with a hooked and baited line and weight.
The lifeboat arrived at the scene of the original sighting at 3.21pm and was stood down.
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