It was an unusual recovery for Stag Lane Motors on Saturday after being called to assist a tractor that had become stuck in the mud at Player’s Beach, Binstead.
Following on from a similar incident earlier this month, Stag Lane used their specialist Foden 6-wheeled vehicle to recover the heavy tractor from the soft sands – not without difficulty though.
It appeared an impossible task due to the tricky location, with a private house and patio area impairing the recovery efforts.
Using a crane to keep a 300m cable off of the property’s patio and using a tree as a pulley for direction, the tractor was eventually pulled safely back to solid ground 15 hours after the original call for help.
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