Man reported missing found safe by Coast Guard

December 8th, 2015 12:02 PM

By Southern Star Team

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A man in his sixties who had be reported missing overnight in Sprat Hill near Bantry, Co Cork, has be located safe and well.


The Shannon based Coast Guard Helicopter, R115, and local Coast Guard units assisted Bantry Gardai with a search operation that commenced last evening.


The man was spotted by the Coast Guard helicopter shortly before nine o'clock this morning and has been transferred by helicopter to an ambulance at Bantry airfield.


Coast Guard units from Goleen, Castletownbere and Toe Head assisted gardai with the search that recommenced at first light this morning.

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