MAN AIRLIFTED FROM SHIP PASSING DONEGAL COASTLINE

first_imgA man has been airlifted to hospital by the coastguard after he was injured on board a ship off Donegal.The sailor was on a Liberian ship that was passing the Donegal coastline when he was injured in an accident, it is understood.The Malin Head coastguard was alerted to the incident at around 3am and the rescue 118 helicopter was dispatched from Co Sligo soon afterwards. The man is thought to have injured his chest and he was brought on board the coast guard helicopter using a winch.The Irish Air Corps is reported to have provided support during the operation.MAN AIRLIFTED FROM SHIP PASSING DONEGAL COASTLINE was last modified: September 18th, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:donegalRESCUE 118last_img read more