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Air-Sea Rescue Of Injured Coasteerer

Whiskey Bravo Coastguard helicopter Portland

8:11am 15th July 2014
(Updated 8:24am 15th July 2014)

Coastguard helicopter R-106, Swanage RNLI Inshore and All weather Lifeboats, St Albans Coastguard and East Dorset Sector Manager were all involved in the evacuation of an injured coasteerer at Dancing Ledge.  

A 28 year old woman suffered a suspected broken ankle in the incident

Their distress signal was relayed by passing yacht Donald Searle due to the area being a communications blackspot and the helicopter was met at Poole by Poole Coastguards and South Western Ambulance.  

Wyke Coastguards were tasked to Dorset County Hospital as a precaution but were stood down.

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