ILB Launches, Weymouth

Thu 03 August 17

ILB launches to a report of a person in the water

   

Time Out  2017-08-03 11:45:00

Time In  2017-08-03 12:40:00

Type  Person in the water

Position  Weymouth Inner harbour

Helm  Matt Green

Mechanic  

 

ILB launched to a report of a person in the water somewhere in Weymouth Harbour.
The ILB searched all areas on its way towards Westham Bridge and found the person in the water having fallen off a boat moored on the pontoon opposite the public slipway.
The person was in a life ring, being held alongside by a family member, between the boat and the pontoon, but was unable to exit the water
A crew member entered the water, swam to the casualty and assisted them to the ILB.
Once the casualty was aboard, the ILB transferring them to an awaiting ambulance.
Once it was confirmed all person were safe and well the ILB was released to return to station.