Launch to casualty with fractured hip

Launch No: 263
Craft: Spirit of the Dart. D-702
Saturday, 30 July 2016
Location: Brutus Bridge Totnes

The Coastguard requested that the RNLI Dart inshore lifeboat assist the Ambulance service in the extraction of a man with a fractured hip and other injuries at Brutus Bridge, Totnes. The lifeboat was stood down as she passed up river at Dittisham as the casualty had been recovered.


Request Received 5:00pm
Time to recovery 1 hour, 0 minutes
Back on Service 6:15pm


Sea/River State River Choppy
Wind Direction Southwest
Wind Strength 20-28 knots

Lifeboat Crew

Chris Tracey (Helm)
Jamie Mathys
Kevin Murphy

Shore Crew

Stuart Millard (Tractor Driver)
Katy Sarah

Deputy Launch Authority

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