Red Flare Sighting In Langstone Harbour – Sunday 17th December 2017

Crew Paged: 21:30pm

Solent Coastguard requested Portsmouth Lifeboat to launch to search Langstone Harbour after multiple sighting of red flares in the harbour. Portsmouth Lifeboat launched and commenced a search from the Lifeboat Station up to kendals wharf. Meanwhile Hayling Island Lifeboat Station D Class had also started searching Langstone Harbour along the shoreline. After a 4 hour extensive search by both lifeboats, Coastguard Rescue Helicopter and Coastguard Rescue Teams, All units were stood down as nothing on toward was found.

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