ILB Launches, Weymouth

Wed 10 June 20

Both boats launched to assist with a climber that had fallen


Time Out  2020-06-10 15:00:00

Time In  2020-06-10 16:05:00

Type  Climber

Position  Southwell Buisness parlk

Helm  Nick Newman



Both boats were tasked by Solent Coastguard to reports of a climber on the west side of Portland, under Southwell Business Park.
The climber had fallen around 20m and was reported to be in the water.
Paramedics, CRT and a helicopter were also tasked.

The boats arrived on scene to find the casualty well away from the water.
The ALB was stood down as coastguard CRT teams confirmed the best extraction for the casualty was by helicopter. The ILB stayed on scene until the helicopter arrived then was released and returned to station.

On the way in ALB conducted and Fire drill.

ALB just got back to the moorings in Weymouth harbour and was retasked to another shout