Helicopter rescue for group of swimmers near Cape Schanck
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.
Emergency Management Victoria recorded the rescue incident near the Two Bays Walking Track which runs for 26km between Dromana to Cape Schanck on the peninsula.
Aerial footage from the scene on Wednesday.Credit:Nine News Melbourne
Bushrangers Bay is not patrolled by Life Saving Victoria, according to beachsafe.org.au.
The service describes the 300m beach as "moderately safe" for swimming when waves are low.
"However stay on the bar and clear of the rocks, and rips against the rocks," the advice reads.
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