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Fisherman dies after Channel fall

07 Nov 2009 13:01:10

Fisherman dies after Channel fall

A British fisherman has died after falling overboard in the English Channel in "atrocious" conditions.The fisherman, who was from Brixham, Devon, was working on the 37ft (11.3m) beam trawler Koremeloem. He fell overboard close to the North East Shipping Lane, about 20 miles (32km) off Hastings, East Sussex at about 1900 GMT on Friday. He was brought back onboard by fellow crew members, who called the coastguard, but the man later died. Dover Coastguard launched a joint operation with their.... read more


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