Lifeboat crews pluck man from the Solent

Man rescued from the Solent

Man rescued from the Solent

First published in News Daily Echo: Photograph of the Author by , Health Reporter

A MAN has been plucked to safety from the Solent during the early hours of this morning.

Lifeboat crews received an emergency call around 5am reporting a man in difficulty in the water off Cowes seafront.

The man, in his 20s, was found by the lifeboat off The Green and brought aboard by the crew. He was taken to Trinity Landing where he was transferred by ambulance to convey him to St Mary’s Hospital for treatment.

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5:54pm Sat 2 Aug 14

BeyondImagination says...

Another bit of flotsam didn't quite make the Darwin awards.
Another bit of flotsam didn't quite make the Darwin awards. BeyondImagination
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8:05pm Sat 2 Aug 14

beesdee says...

A man WAS plucked in the early hours, not has been plucked in the early hours! The standard of English by Echo reporters who make their living from it is pretty poor, but it seems that's the norm these days, unfortunately.
A man WAS plucked in the early hours, not has been plucked in the early hours! The standard of English by Echo reporters who make their living from it is pretty poor, but it seems that's the norm these days, unfortunately. beesdee
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12:21am Sun 3 Aug 14

House Sparrow says...

beesdee wrote:
A man WAS plucked in the early hours, not has been plucked in the early hours! The standard of English by Echo reporters who make their living from it is pretty poor, but it seems that's the norm these days, unfortunately.
Nothing wrong with "has been plucked". Correct use of the past tense
[quote][p][bold]beesdee[/bold] wrote: A man WAS plucked in the early hours, not has been plucked in the early hours! The standard of English by Echo reporters who make their living from it is pretty poor, but it seems that's the norm these days, unfortunately.[/p][/quote]Nothing wrong with "has been plucked". Correct use of the past tense House Sparrow
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