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Helicopter rescue for group of people near Cape Schank on the Mornington Peninsula

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Multiple helicopters have been deployed after a number of swimmers came into distress off the Mornington Peninsula on Wednesday afternoon.

Life Saving Victoria’s State Agency Commander Simon White said two lifesaving helicopters and lifesavers were responding to “reports of a number of swimmers in distress at Bushrangers Bay” near Cape Schanck.

Paramedics, including an air ambulance, were also called to the incident at Flinders just before 3.30pm on Wednesday.

Air Ambulance and other emergency services on scene on Wednesday.Credit:Nine News Melbourne

An Ambulance Victoria spokesperson said there are reports of multiple patients who had come into danger.



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