Capsized canoe on Loch Gairloch

A search is underway on Loch Gairloch in Scotland after a canoe capsized and six people fell in the water. At 4.15pm Stornoway Coastguard was contacted by one of the party who had made it to shore and reported that their canoe had capsized and the rest of his group including another adult and four children were still in the water in the North West area of Gairloch. Stornoway Coastguard launched a search of the area, involving the Coastguard Rescue Helicopter from Stornoway, Portree RNLI lifeboat, Gairloch and Loch Ewe Coastguard Rescue Teams and a number of local boats. A local ambulance crew and the air ambulance from Inverness are also on scene. Read more on the MCA website…