Man airlifted to hospital, Lyme Regis

PUBLISHED: 11:59 30 August 2010

Launching the Lyme Regis Atlantic 75 lifeboat-'Pearl of Dorset'.; Photo by Simon Horn. Ref mhly 6981-30-10SH

Launching the Lyme Regis Atlantic 75 lifeboat-'Pearl of Dorset'.; Photo by Simon Horn. Ref mhly 6981-30-10SH

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A MAN was airlifted to hospital after a suspected heart attack during a fossil walk on the beach below Black Ven, between Charmouth and Lyme Regis

Coastguards were called out to rescue the 76-year-old on August 27, at 8.10pm.

The man, who is reported to have had a history of abnormal heart rhythm, was taken to Dorchester Hospital A and E.


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