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Belgian helicopter rescues man from boat near Felixstowe after suspected stroke

PUBLISHED: 23:25 15 April 2015 | UPDATED: 23:25 15 April 2015

The coastguard spokesman said it is expected that the man will arrive at Ipswich Hospital at around 11.30pm.

The coastguard spokesman said it is expected that the man will arrive at Ipswich Hospital at around 11.30pm.

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A man who suffered a suspected stroke on a boat off Felixstowe is being airlifted to hospital, coastguards have said.

The 31-year-old man onboard the MSC Paris fell ill at around 9.30pm on Wednesday.

A coastguard spokesman said the man suffered a suspected stroke and is currently being winched to safety by a Belgian helicopter.

The spokesman said it is expected that the man will arrive at Ipswich Hospital at around 11.30pm.


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