Rescued: father and son safe after jet ski flips

2010-12-27 00:00

A FATHER and son are lucky to be alive after their jet ski capsized off the Umgeni River mouth yesterday afternoon.

According to Craig Lambinon of Sea Rescue Communications, the National Sea Rescue Institute in partnership with a Discovery Surf Rescue helicopter responded to a distress flare seen from a nearby yatch.

Upon their arrival, the father and son were found to have been rescued by a rescue craft while their jet ski lay floating nearby.

The jet ski was towed to the Durban Ski-boat Club and the two were then reunited with their family as no further assistance was deemed necessary.



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