A major search operation is underway after two fishermen were reportedly swept from rocks into the sea.
One man has been recovered by the coastguard helicopter and has been transferred to hospital by air ambulance.
No details of his condition have been released and the search is continuing for the second man.
Emergency services were called to the incident at Treyarnon Bay on the north Cornish coast at around 2.35pm this afternoon.
Several coastguard teams have been involved in the search, along with Devon and Cornwall Police and South Western Ambulance Service.
It is believed the two men were fishing when they got into trouble.
The coastguard said: ‘A massive search and rescue operation has been launched in Trearnon Bay, Cornwall after two men were reported to have been swept off rocks into the water.
‘At around 2.35pm today UK Coastguard received a 999 call from a member of the public reporting two people in the water west of Trearnon Bay, Cornwall.
‘Padstow and Newquay Coastguard Rescue Teams, Padstow, Newquay and Rock RNLI Lifeboats, Trearnon Lifeguards and the UK Coastguard search and rescue helicopter from Newquay are currently on scene, along with Devon and Cornwall Police and South Western Ambulance Service.
‘The two men, who were believed to be fishing, were swept off rocks into the water. One man has been recovered by the Coastguard helicopter and has been taken for onward transfer to hospital by the Air Ambulance.
‘An intensive search operation is still ongoing for the second man within a defined search area. We have not further information at this time.’