(BBC News) Two teenage boys were rescued by a brand new lifesaving drone in Australia while lifeguards were still training to use the device.
The swimmers, aged 15-17, had got into difficulties off the coast of Lennox Head, New South Wales (NSW).
A member of the public spotted them struggling in heavy surf about 700m (2,300ft) offshore.
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Lifesavers instantly sent the drone to drop an inflatable rescue pod, and the pair made their way safely to shore.
John Barilaro, the state's deputy premier, praised the rescue as historic. "Never before has a drone fitted with a flotation device been used to rescue swimmers like this," he said.