23 & 24/2018
DATE 15/08/18 13:19 - 15:35
Launch request from Coastguard to assist 70 year old female with reported chest pains on the coastal path somewhere between Caiplie & Crail.
LOM authorised both boats because of uncertain location and the casualties possibly suffering a heart attack.
ILB located the casualty with her husband and two ILB crew provided first aid with Oxygen, GTN spray & Aspirin.
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Helo Rescue 199 had been tasked as ambulance crew could not reach the location. Helo landed casualty was assessed and evacuated to Ninewells Hospital Dundee.
Both boats stood down and returned to station to re-house.
Weather Part Cloudy
Wind Force 3 Gentle breeze
Wind direction W
Sea state Slight