Man dies after boat sinks in English Channel

One man was rescued at 05.50am by a fishing vessel but two others remain at sea

One man was rescued at 05.50am by a fishing vessel but two others remain at sea

The coastguard helicopter and several lifeboats have been called after a man was spotted in the water off the Sussex coast.

Other boats in the area are also helping with the rescue operation, the Shoreham lifeboat said on Twitter.

A major search including lifeboats and helicopters was launched on Sunday morning after the vessel went down off Shoreham shortly before 6am. We are carrying out an extensive search for them'.

Coastguard teams have rescued one man off Shoreham-by-Sea but are still searching for the other three after the incident three miles out to sea.

"The 45-year-old survivor, from London, was found clinging to a buoy by commercial fishermen about two miles west of Shoreham Harbour just after dawn".

"The body of a man was recovered from the sea and brought ashore by coastguard helicopter around 8.15am".

He added: "It is believed that he was with three other men on a boat out of Brighton Marina".

It is thought the boat sank when it collided with another.

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