The Courier & Advertiser (Perth and Perthshire Edition)

Fishing boat’s occupant safe after mayday call

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A man has been rescued from a small fishing vessel after it drifted on to rocks.

The air and sea rescue was launched at around 8.10am yesterday after the single occupant of the boat issued a mayday call one mile east of Portsoy, Aberdeensh­ire.

Two lifeboats from Macduff and Buckie and the Rescue Bond 1 helicopter were summoned to the scene.

The man was rescued safe and well.

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