A harrowing audio recording was heard during an inquest into the death of a man who went into rough sea to save his dog.As part of the distressing emergency call, the partner of Nicholas Warren was heard struggling to describe their location to HM Coastguard operatives, who scrambled a search involving two lifeboats and a helicopter.Panic-stricken Deborah Douglas was trying to describe the area, known locally as the The Butts, Oldstairs Bay and The Rifle Range, to two people at the control headquarters, temporarily based at Fareham in Hampshire instead of Dover.But the inquest, at Sandwich Guildhall, heard that Walmer’s volunteer RNLI crew was initially sent to search the sea at The Zetland.During the call Ms Douglas urgently relayed how the 57-year-old roofer had turned face down in the water at the foot of the cliffs.When the lifeboat men found no casualty at the Zetland, helmsman Andrew Howland asked The Coastguard control for an update and was then told to move the search to the foot of the cliffs.By the time the Atlantic and D Class inshore lifeboats arrived, just minutes after the initial alarm was raised, Mr Warren was unresponsive in the water.The father of two died of immersion… Read full this story
- Man Booker prize: the six shortlisted authors reveal the story behind the book
- 'Fit and healthy M&S Bank worker, 47, dies alone in coronavirus isolation after opting to live apart from girlfriend, 46, when he got a tickle in throat then refusing help because doctors were 'busy with other people'
- Hollywood mourns a screen legend as Kirk Douglas dies aged 103: Spartacus star’s heartbroken son Michael says ‘Dad – I love you and am so proud to be your son’ while Spielberg says the actor ‘retained his movie star charisma to the end’
- Is Chennai the city of sailors or the turf of surfers?
- India's lockdown smackdown: Cops smash curfew violators as country's 1.3 billion people are told to stay indoors over coronavirus, leaving streets empty amid fears a MILLION could die
- In Conversation: Paul Schrader
- Zombie movies – ranked!
- Europe shuts its borders: Guards lock down Schengen zone crossings in Spain, Portugal and Switzerland - as EU proposes barring overseas visitors from entering for 30 days
- Coronavirus latest: Merkel speaks of greatest post-war challenge
- Coronavirus: Germany shuts down borders, halts public life
Man died trying to save his dog in sea have 384 words, post on www.kentonline.co.uk at October 10, 2018. This is cached page on Europe Breaking News. If you want remove this page, please contact us.