Kelvin Morton: 'World first' drone rescue in NSW saves the lives of two teenagers

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Friday, 19 January 2018, 6:19PM
Lifeguards in Australia were able to reach the two teenagers in the water quickly due to the maneuverability of the drones. (Photo/ Supplied)

NSW Surf Life Saving Drone Project Manager, Kelvin Morton speaks to Tim Wilson about the dramatic rescue of two teenagers who were saved by drones that were able to drop off a rescue pod to the swimmers to keep them afloat.

The drones had not even been put in to use yet by NSW Surf Life Saving, and the only reason they were out is because lifeguards were on a training day, learning how to use the drones.   

LISTEN ABOVE AS KELVIN MORTON SPEAKS WITH TIM WILSON ABOUT THE DRAMATIC RESCUE

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