News

Fisherman airlifted from vessel off Mizen Head this afternoon

July 22nd, 2022 5:48 PM

By Siobhan Cronin

Rescue 115 was tasked by Valentia Coast Guard this afternoon.

Share this article

IN a mission coordinated by the Valentia Coast Guard, the Shannon-based Coast Guard helicopter R115 has airlifted a crewman requiring hospitalisation off an Irish fishing vessel operating approximately 170 miles south west of Mizen Head.

Top cover communication support was provided by an Air Corps casa maritime patrol aircraft.

The airlift took place shortly after 4pm and the helicopter headed for Kerry University hospital where it was scheduled to arrive at 5.30pm.

 

Share this article


Related content

Subscribe

to our mailing list for the latest news and sport:

Thank You!

You have successfully been subscribed to SouthernStar newsletter!

Form submitting... Thank you for waiting.