ALB Launches, Weymouth

Sat 04 August 18

Medivac of a fallen climber


Time Out  2018-08-04 15:20:00

Time In  2018-08-04 18:00:00

Type  Medivac

Position  West side of Portland

Coxswain  Andy Sargent

Mechanic  Wayne Belcher


ALB requested to launch to a injured person at the foot of a cliff to the North of the Portland Bill NCI lookout.
Dorset Air ambulance, Portland Bill and Wyke CRT’s were already on scene.
Once the ALB arrived, the Y boat was launched to go to the shore.
The casualty had been treated by the air ambulance doctors and put into the Coastguards stretcher for lowering to the shore.
The casualty was then put into the Y Boat, and brought to the ALB.
Y Boat returned to collect the 2 doctors from the air ambulance.
Once everyone was on board, and the Y boat recovered the casualty was transported to Weymouth and the awaiting ambulance.