Crewman with broken wrist airlifted by Rescue 117

May 16th, 2023 2:25 PM

By Jackie Keogh

The Rescue 117 out of Waterford was tasked with the medevac at 10am this morning.

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The Waterford Rescue 117 helicopter airlifted a seaman off a ship 100 miles off Mizen Head this morning.

Valentia Coast Guard confirmed that the medevac was for a crewman who sustained a broken wrist.

The Rescue 117 began its mission shortly after 10am this morning and the casualty was brought to CUH before lunchtime.



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