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Cross Channel Dash for Portland Coastguard Helicopter

Whiskey Bravo Coastguard helicopter Portland

9:33am 29th June 2013

A 70 year old man has been airlifted from mid channel to the Dorset County Hospital.

The elderly passenger was taken seriously ill on the cross channel ferry, the Condor Vitesse, and was 30 nautical miles south east of Portland bill  when the Portland Coastguard Helicopter arrived, yesterday afternoon.

Wyke Coastguard Rescue officers helped with the transfer into hospital.

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