Sunday-Walk-sparks-Lifeboat-call-out

Byline: A family enjoying a Sunday work along the rocky shoreline at Eathie, on the Black Isle raised the alarm when one of the party fell and hurt their head and ankle on the rocks.
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Aberdeen
Coastguard requested the launch of the Invergordon all-weather Lifeboat shortly
after 1.30pm to attend and assist the casualty.

 

The
Trent class Lifeboat ‘MacQuarrie’ and her volunteer crew arrived on scene
within 30 minutes. Once arrived, 2 Volunteer went ashore in the XP Daughter
craft, to access the casualty, and administer 1st Aid.

 

Made
comfortable by RNLI crew local coastguard team and Scottish Ambulance Service
Paramedics who arrived on scene shortly after, Aberdeen Coastguard also tasked
Rescue 100 from Stornoway who made best speed to the casualty, to perform a
winch from the isolated shoreline to Raigmore Hospital.

 

Once
the injured female was recovered to the safety of the helicopter, the Lifeboat
and her crew made their way back to Invergordon West Harbour, refuelled and
made ready for service by 5pm

Byline: A family enjoying a Sunday work along the rocky shoreline at Eathie, on the Black Isle raised the alarm when one of the party fell and hurt their head and ankle on the rocks.
Page Content: Aberdeen Coastguard requested the launch of the Invergordon all-weather Lifeboat shortly after 1.30pm to attend and assist the casualty.  

The Trent class Lifeboat ‘MacQuarrie’ and her volunteer crew arrived on scene within 30 minutes. Once arrived, 2 Volunteer went ashore in the XP Daughter craft, to access the casualty, and administer 1st Aid.  

Made comfortable by RNLI crew local coastguard team and Scottish Ambulance Service Paramedics who arrived on scene shortly after, Aberdeen Coastguard also tasked Rescue 100 from Stornoway who made best speed to the casualty, to perform a winch from the isolated shoreline to Raigmore Hospital.  

Once the injured female was recovered to the safety of the helicopter, the Lifeboat and her crew made their way back to Invergordon West Harbour, refuelled and made ready for service by 5pm