Air sea rescue saves 22 surfers

The Helimer 202 rescue chopper

Rescuers braved two metre high waves to rescue a party of paddle surfers trapped in a Jávea cove on Sunday. The Valencia-based helicopter of the marine rescue service Salvamento Maritímo was scrambled to aid the operation – 19 of the party were winched into the aircraft; three others were taken on board a coastguard ship.

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