Seaman airlifted to hospital

A SAILOR who was vomiting blood while at sea was collected by an RAF rescue helicopter from Wattisham today.

A SAILOR who was vomiting blood while at sea was collected by an RAF rescue helicopter from Wattisham today.

The Dutch national was aboard the fishing vessel Jan Cornelis, 40 miles north east of Great Yarmouth when he began to feel unwell at around 4.30pm.

He was taken to James Paget Hospital in Gorleston.