Definition of air-sea rescue in English:

air-sea rescue

Line breaks: air-sea res¦cue


chiefly British
  • A rescue of a person from the sea using aircraft.
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    • On Thursday, three fishermen had to be rescued by an air-sea rescue helicopter as a rising tide left them cut off from the mainland.
    • He got into difficulties in the late afternoon and an emergency call was made to the air-sea rescue services.
    • Coastguards called off the search involving a police helicopter and the air-sea rescue helicopter from a nearby airbase.

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