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Child rescued from sea at Douglas Carnival

High winds lifted bouncy castle into the sea with child inside

A child was rescued from the sea yesterday after being blown from the promenade on a bouncy castle at Douglas Carnival.

The child was playing when the high winds lifted the castle and the youngster into the water.

The boy was rescued by a member of the public and shortly after taken to Noble's as a precaution.

Val Rise was at the carnival and described the scene.

Douglas Borough Council has confirmed a full investigation is underway into why this happened.

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