Man airlifted from ship off Mizen Head

November 29th, 2023 3:08 PM

By Jackie Keogh

A man with head and face injuries was taken to CUH on Tuesday afternoon.

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The Waterford-based Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 117 carried out a medevac 100 miles south south-west of Mizen Head on Tuesday afternoon.

A spokesperson for the Coast Guard confirmed that they received the call at 4.04pm.

Later that afternoon a man, who is believed to have sustained head and face injuries, was airlifted from a ship and transferred to Cork University Hospital.

There he is receiving treatment for his non-life-threatening injuries.

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