A MAN who was airlifted to hospital after becoming unwell on a vessel in the sea has died.

Hampshire Constabulary's marine unit attended the ship on Monday morning after a crewman became unwell off the coast of the Isle of Wight.

The man died at St Mary’s Hospital.

A statement from Hampshire Constabulary said: “Officers from Hampshire attended the ship to establish the circumstances of the death.

“The death is not being treated as suspicious and a file is being prepared for the coroner.”