Casualty Suffering From A Possible Stroke – Friday 27th October 2017

Crew Paged: 18:17pm

Solent Coastguard requested Portsmouth’s Atlantic 85 to launch to locate a vessel which had a casualty onboard suffering from a potential stroke. Portsmouth Lifeboat launched within a couple of minutes of the pager sounding and made way to the vicinity of the location given. Once in the area they began to search for the vessel, While searching Solent Coastguard received further location information as the vessel was able to safely make their way alongside round by Whale Island. Portsmouth Lifeboat was requested to continue to the vessel while the Ambulance Service were given the updated location. Once alongside the vessel the Ambulance Service had also arrived on scene at the same time so Portsmouth Lifeboat was released to return to station.

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