UK weather: Crew member dead on flooded vessel in North Sea while huge waves knock 15 fishermen off their feet on pier in Sunderland

Crew member dead on flooded vessel in North Sea while huge waves knock 15 fishermen off their feet on pier in Sunderland Eleven crewmen winched to safety after Aberdeen Coastguard were alerted to mayday call this morning Huge waves knocked 15 fishermen off their feet on Roker Pier in Sunderland One man in his 60s sustained a broken leg and was winched to safety by helicopter Pensioners evacuated from their homes in Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire because of coastal floodingRisk of localised flooding as wet weather set to stay for weekend | UPDATED: 18:46 GMT, 15 December 2012 A crewman has died and 11 others had to be rescued when stormy seas overcame their vessel in the North Sea. The Vos Sailor was damaged and took on water during severe weather overnight. Coastguard launched a rescue mission after a mayday call at 4.30am and 11 crew members were winched to safety.