DATE 30/12/20 15:26 – 17:45
ALB & ILB
Request from Aberdeen Coastguard to assist a female who had fallen with suspected broken ankle on an isolated section of the coastal path, three miles from Anstruther. Both boats launched, ILB arriving first on scene with ambulance paramedics in attendance. ILB crew obtained stretcher from the ALB for transferring the casualty.
The paramedics and ILB crew transferred the casualty onto the ILB and subsequently, escorted by the ALB, returned back safely to Anstruther Harbour and the awaiting ambulance.
Both boats rehoused and station sanitised before notifying the Coastguard.
Weather: Part Cloudy
Wind Force: 2 Light breeze
Wind dir: SW
Sea state: Slight