A Diver has been airlifted from a fishing boat off the Dorset coast, after accidentally being trawled up in its nets.
A Man in his 40´s was diving at a depth of 14m when his dive was cut short when he was caught up in the vessels catch and brought to the surface.
With such a rapid ascent the diver suffered decompression sickness and a helicopter was sent to the vessel Shiraz east of Portland, from which the diver was evacuated to a recompression chamber in Poole. The diver was later discharged after successful treatment.
Portland Coast Guard are investigation the incident.