Injured Fair Head climbers flown to hospital in Belfast

Injured Fair Head climbers flown to hospital in Belfast
 

Two climbers have been flown to Belfast's Royal Victoria Hospital after falling at Fair Head, near Ballycastle, in County Antrim.
They were winched from Hell's Kitchen by an Irish coastguard helicopter and flown to Belfast.
According to the Coastguard both climbers fell up to 50m and have been seriously injured.
Rescue teams, Irish Coastguard helicopter R118, and the ambulance service attended the scene.
Coastguard teams used rope rescue techniques to stretcher the casualties off the cliff face.
Difficult operation It is understood that they were both on the same rope when the accident... read more

 
3 June 2018 in Regional, Views: 56
Source: BBC
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