River drama: helicopter crew scrambled

WATTISHAM'S RAF helicopter was scrambled today after a man and a boy fell into a river.

WATTISHAM'S RAF helicopter was scrambled today after a man and a boy fell into a river.

Emergency services were alerted to the accident, at the River Great Ouse, Godmanchester, at around 2pm.

It was reported that the pair's boat had capsized and they were hanging onto a tree branch.

Cambridge firefighters rescued the casualties, neither of who were seriously injured, and the helicopter was not needed.