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Friday, March 5, 2021

Rescue operation at Ballintoy Harbour

Elephant Rock at Ballintoy Harbour this evening was the scene of a rescue operation involving multiple emergency services.

Emergency services responded to a report of a woman who had fell, sustaining a number of injuries.

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Following assessment, she was airlifted from the scene by Coastguard Rescue Helicopter R199 from Prestwick to the top of the cliffs, at which point she was transported to a waiting road ambulance and onwards to Causeway Hospital in Coleraine.

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Costguard CRT Teams from Ballycastle and Coleraine attended the call with Coastguard Helicopter R199, Portrush Inshore Lifeboat, NIAS Ambulance and a NIAS Incident command unit.


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