Two hundred nautical miles off Loop Head, County Clare
Via The Defence Forces:
While on a Maritime Security and Defence patrol off the west coast, a distress signal was received by the LÉ Róisín regarding an injured crew man onboard a Russian fishing vessel.
The casualty on the Russian fishing vessel was a 34 year old male with suspected fractures of the thigh and shoulder, head injury and shock.
….L.É. Róisín transferred its medical and deck team onboard the fishing vessel, who assisted in providing medical care and managing the transfer of the casualty to the Coast Guard helicopter.