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Diver Airlifted To Poole

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8:36am 23rd July 2014

A diver's been airlifted to Poole after showing symptoms of decompression sickness.

WEY CHIEFTAIN called Portland Coastguard to report the incident yesterday afternoon, while 21 miles SSE of Portland Bill.  

Coastguard Helicopter 106 lifted the 54 year old casualty and her dive buddy to Poole, where Poole Coastguards, East Dorset Sector Manager and Dorset Police manned the helicopter landing site, and an ambulance transferred the patient to Poole Recompression Chamber.

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