Bundoran lifeboat launched to rescue kayaker

first_imgBundoran RNLI has rescued a kayaker who got into difficulty between Rossnowlagh and Creevy Pier.The four person crew was tasked by Malin Head Coast Guard at 8.11 last night.The Irish Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 118 from Sligo was also tasked.The RNLI says that when the lifeboat arrived at the scene, the crew observed that the casualty who had capsized from her kayak, had been taken from the water by a group of four to five other kayakers, who were supporting her as they awaited the arrival of the lifeboat.Weather conditions at the time were described as good with a low swell and slow northerly winds.The crew took the casualty onboard the lifeboat and assessed her. While she was not in immediate danger, an ambulance was requested as a precautionary measure.The lifeboat brought her to Creevy Pier where Rescue 118 and an ambulance crew were waiting. The woman was further assessed by the helicopter crew before she was transferred into the care of the ambulance crew and brought to hospital.Michael Patton was at the helm of the lifeboat………Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/patton1pm.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. By News Highland – June 8, 2018 Pinterest Twitter WhatsApp Google+ Facebook Harps come back to win in Waterford WhatsApp News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Homepage BannerNews Google+center_img Facebook Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty Previous articleCouncil urged to promote more regular community clean-upsNext articleNI Water fined £40,000 for Maghera pollution incident News Highland RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR DL Debate – 24/05/21 Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Bundoran lifeboat launched to rescue kayaker Twitter Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Pinterestlast_img read more