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Shout Number 08/2014

Date/Time: 10/05/2014 12:15 - 13:10

Called to Gunnet Ledge for a Medivac

People Assisted: 1    Lives Saved: 1

During a routine exercise the lifeboat heard a request for assistance from a nearby dive vessel. A diver had got into difficulties during a dive on the Saucey wreck.

The lifeboat made best speed to the scene and assessed the diver who was not seriously injured. The diver was taken onto the lifeboat where he was transferred to Royal Navy helicopter 'Rescue 177' which took the casualty to a specialist diving medical facility in Aberdeen for assessment.

Boat Crew: L Fisher, M Chalmers, P Cunningham
Shore Crew: S Taylor, R Rutherford