Breaking GOSPORT Lee-on-the-Solent PORTSMOUTH

Man climbs overboard on Gosport ferry causing chaos for travellers

Man overboard incident this afternoon when a passenger climbed over the stern of the “Spirit of Gosport” and jumped into the harbour.

The captain from Wightlink Isle of Wight Crew Boat “Albion” spotted the casualty jump.

Crews from the Gosport Ferry then threw in a Life Ring, The casualty was rescued within 10 minutes.

With crews from the Harbour Patrol taking the casualty to Camber Docks.

Passengers from the Gosport Ferry then suffered delays in services due to the incident.

 

 

Picture Tony Weaver

 

 

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