Coastguard helicopter called to glider crash off Beachy Head

Incident off Beachy Head
Incident off Beachy Head

Emergency services, including the Coastguard helicopter, are currently attending an incident in which a glider has crashed into the ocean near Beachy Head.

Sussex Police said officers had been called to a glider in the sea off the Eastbourne coast this afternoon.

Incident off Beachy Head

Incident off Beachy Head

Photos from the scene show a Coastguard helicopter and two RNLI lifeboats have also been called to the incident along with rescue teams.

More to follow.

Incident off Beachy Head

Incident off Beachy Head

Incident off Beachy Head

Incident off Beachy Head

Incident off Beachy Head

Incident off Beachy Head

Incident off Beachy Head

Incident off Beachy Head