Woman rescued from ferry

A WOMAN was today airlifted to Ipswich hospital after suffering from an asthma attack while on a ferry.Yarmouth Coastguard was called around 3.30am after the woman, in her 30s, began suffering a severe bout of asthma while on board the Pride of Hull ferry.

A WOMAN was today airlifted to Ipswich hospital after suffering from an asthma attack while on a ferry.

Yarmouth Coastguard was called around 3.30am after the woman, in her 30s, began suffering a severe bout of asthma while on board the Pride of Hull ferry.

The ferry, which was travelling from Hull to Rotterdam, Holland, was around 20 miles off the coast of Great Yarmouth when the incident happened.

A rescue helicopter was mobilised from Wattisham airbase.

It made its way to the boat and airlifted the woman and her partner from the ferry, before taking them to hospital.

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