VENTNOR Coastguard Rescue Team has been called to Luccombe Bay this morning (Sunday) to investigate a report of a parachute.

At 10.15am, the coastguard team received the call, and are now carrying out an initial search of the area.

UPDATE 3.10pm: 

Ventnor Coastguard Rescue Team was tasked to report of a parachute seen below the cliffs at Luccombe.

The team searched the area and found it to be a paraglider flying in area.

A spokesperson for Ventnor Coastguard Rescue Team said: "They were located safe and well — a false alarm with good intent.

"The caller did the right thing."