Dog dies after being lower off by Cornwall seaside tide as coastguard rescue proprietor | EUROtoday

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A canine died when rescuers plucked its proprietor to security from rocks however have been unable to retrieve the pet afterwards.

Holidaymakers together with a younger woman raised the alarm after they heard the cries of the walker who had fallen and injured his leg at Perranporth Beach, Cornwall.

His beloved canine stayed by his facet because the tide got here in, reducing them off from the mainland.

Rescuers saved the person because the tide rose

(St Agnes Coastguard Search & Rescue Team )

Coastguard rescuers winched the person to security in a helicopter – however stated they may not retrieve the animal after they returned.

St Agnes Coastguard Search and Rescue, who have been alerted simply after 4.30pm on Wednesday, stated they noticed the canine and made each effort to catch it.

“Once the casualty had been lifted, we set to work trying to locate the dog, we set up 2 Edge Safety Officers, who were able to look over the cliff and into the rocks below,” they posted on social media.

“After some time, St Agnes rescue officer Tom spotted the dog, but unfortunately after every effort was made to try and retrieve, we were unable to.”

They supplied their condolences to the proprietor, whose id was not revealed.

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“The primary duty of the St Agnes Coastguard is to save lives and conduct rescues, it is always challenging when our efforts do not result in the outcome we strive for,” they stated.

“We are deeply saddened by the outcome of this particular mission.”

Bruce Hargrave, a wildlife photographer who noticed what occurred, informed CornwallDwell that the canine walker had fallen from the coastal path.

He stated: “I had been at the cliffs photographing skylarks for much of the afternoon when I heard the helicopter. I initially thought it was an exercise, but once I saw the young girl crying and spoke to her mum, I quickly realised it was a real incident.

Rescue teams at Perranporth Beach

(St Agnes Coastguard Search & Rescue Team )

“The tide was coming in fast and the beach below the cliffs was underwater. The man had fallen onto the rocks and hurt his leg.

“His dog had stayed by his side. There was a big sea running with quite big waves coming in and crashing onto the rocks, but fortunately, a family of holidaymakers on the coastal path had heard his cries for help and called the coastguard.

“They were all quite emotional. As I left the scene, coastguard personnel on the cliffs were rigging ropes so that they could descend safely to the rocks to continue the search for the man’s dog.”

Lifeboat crews and Newquay coastguard rescuers joined the preliminary rescue effort.