Crewman airlifted from vessel off Mayo

Monday 24 February 2014 09.27
Crewman airlifted off Norwegian fishing vessel
Crewman airlifted off Norwegian fishing vessel

A crewman was airlifted from a Norwegian fishing vessel around 200km southwest of Achill on the Co Mayo coast after suffering a brain injury.

The Sligo Coast Guard helicopter airlifted the man from the vessel around 11.30 last night.

He was taken to Sligo General Hospital but details of his condition are not known.

Shannon Coast Guard Helicopter also flew to the incident to provide cover. 

Keywords: coast guard