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Rescue helicopter called to diver in difficulty off Portland
A DIVER has been airlifted by the Portland Coastguard rescue helicopter after making a rapid ascent off Portland.
Coastguards were alerted at around 9.50am this morning.
A rapid ascent diver came into difficulty to the south of Shambles Bank and taken to the decompression chamber in Poole.
A spokesman for Portland Coastguard said: "The diver is at the chamber and his condition is unknown."