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Chiswick RNLI rescues them when boat overturns

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Four rowers whose boat overturned were plucked from the Thames early Sunday morning (March 18) by a Chiswick RNLI crew.

A spokesman said the incident happened before noon when the rowers, who were all university students, fell into the water when their boat capsized.

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The incident happened near Kew Bridge. The RNLI said it was not particularly windy at the time.

The students were all unhurt and none required hospital treatment.

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March 20, 2013