Casualty with fractured ankle at Greenway

Launch No: 41
Craft: Spirit of the Dart. D-702
Friday, 11 September 2009
Location: Greenway Boathouse, River Dart

The Coastguard requested that the ILB transfer a 73 year old lady holidaymaker with a fractured right ankle to an ambulance. She had fallen close to the Greenway Boathouse and Paramedics had strapped her fractured leg and placed her on a stretcher. The lifeboat crew transferred her to the waiting ambulance on Greenway Quay.


Request Received 4:50pm
Time at incident 36 minutes
Time to recovery 1 hour, 0 minutes
Back on Service 6:00pm


Sea/River State River Calm
Wind Direction Northeast
Wind Strength 10-14 knots

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