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Thursday 2 October 2014

Yacht gets stuck under bridge

Published 16/03/2014 | 22:12

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Handout photo taken with permission from the Twitter feed of Tim Rowell of a yacht which got stuck on the River Thames under Richmond bridge in London

Strong currents are being blamed after a million-pound yacht got stuck under a bridge over the River Thames.

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The vessel was said to have got wedged under Richmond bridge due to rising water levels.

Witnesses said the yacht later passed underneath as the river level subsided later.

The incident happened as scores of people enjoy a day in the sunshine, which saw temperatures in the late teens.

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