ILB Launches, Weymouth

Thu 03 June 21

Bot boats launched to person fallen off Pulpit


Time Out  2021-06-03 15:00:00

Time In  2021-06-03 16:30:00

Type  Person fallen into sea

Position  Pulpit Rock

Helm  Tim Anderton



Both Lifeboats launched to a casualty who had fallen off the rocks into water to the north of pulpit rock.
When the ILB arrived on scene the casualty had been assisted by a coasteering instructor and both casualty and instructor had managed to exit the water onto near water level rocks. The casualty was transfered by ILB to First Beach for a safer extraction point. The casualty had sustained a fall of approximately 30ft into the water.
Two ILB crew and casualty were landed ashore where they extracted the casualty up the rocks and handed into the care of the waiting SW ambulance crew and coastguard rescue team. CG helo and CRT were also in attendance,

The ALB was launched but stood down on route to the incident.

The lifeboats were stood down and returned to station where they were made available for the next tasking.