By Gregory Maucorps
updated on 2 Jul 22 at 19:19
The beautiful sun of this Saturday, July 2, 2022 had moved the crowds to the beaches of the Coast of Mother-of-Pearlnear Caen (Calvados).
A helicopter and two SNSM boats mobilized for research
In the early afternoon, at Ouistrehampeople went to the aid station, located not far from the casino, to report a person in difficulty at seafor some unknown reason.
Significant search resources were then put in place to find this swimmer: two boats from the SNSM (National Society for Sea Rescue) from Ouistreham and the Civil Security Dragon 76 helicopter were mobilized on the operation.
First death by drowning in Calvados this summer
Finally, the person in difficulty, a young adult man, was found and taken care of by the emergency services. Unfortunately, he could not be revived.
It’s about first death by drowning this summer on the beaches of Calvados, indicates the maritime prefecture Manche-Mer du Nord.
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