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Four women had to be rescued after slavishly following their satnav and turning their car off a coastal road into the sea.

The 4 holidaymakers from London had been trying to find a seaside village pub in Angle, near Pembroke in West Wales, from where they were staying in Milford Haven.

It seems that the satnav directed them to turn right, past a 'No Through Road' sign - and after about 400 metres they realised the car was bonnet-deep in water.

St Govan's Coastguards were sent to rescue the women at around 2130 BST, commenting: 'We had a call to say that a car had gone into the water, and luckily we located it and helped the women onto dry land.'

After they were rescued, the 4 uninjured women finally made it to their destination - the Old Point House pub - where, according to the landlady, they enjoyed a 'ribbing from the locals and a stiff drink or two'.

A breakdown firm later retrieved the stranded car.

Details from AOL Travel below . .

  • 25 April 2014
  • RIN

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