26/02/23 14:56 – 18:35
ALB & ILB
Both boats requested to locate and assist a person who had fallen on rocks near Ellie and injured right knee. ILB crew launched first but had mechanical problems just outside the harbour.
ALB towed the ILB back to station and crew transferred to ALB to assist at location.
ALB collected the X boat and LMA before proceeding to the scene.
Crew launched the X boat on scene to assist the Coastguard & paramedic on scene.
Rescue helicopter 151 had been tasked because of the location and lifted the casualty to waiting ambulance and onward to Dundee hospital for treatment.
ALB stood down and returned to Anstuther.
Weather Part Cloudy
Wind Force 1 Light airs
Wind dir NW
Sea state Smooth
High Tide 18:54