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Monday, September 20, 2021

VIDEO: Woman airlifted from Fairhead’s boulder field

A woman reported missing whilst walking in the boulder field at Fairhead was airlifted by the HMCG Rescue Helicopter 199 yesterday evening.

Following a full air and sea search, Coastguard teams from Ballycastle and Coleraine, who had been tasked to the incident, located the woman in the boulder fields.

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Due to the hazardous terrain and the dangers in extracting the casualty by stretcher, a request was made for the HMCG Rescue Helicopter 19, which was scrambled to the scene.

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The casualty was subsequently winched from the incident scene at Fairhead boulder fields and taken to Ballycastle Golf Club landing site uninjured.

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