Atlantic rescue mission for Chivenor's Sea King

CHIVENOR S Search and Rescue helicopter was involved in an international rescue on Sunday night. The RAF Sea King flew to a tanker 250 nautical miles off west coast of Ireland to aid a 21-year-old cadet in need of urgent hospital treatment. The Eagle Tu

CHIVENOR'S Search and Rescue helicopter was involved in an "international" rescue on Sunday night.

The RAF Sea King flew to a tanker 250 nautical miles off west coast of Ireland to aid a 21-year-old cadet in need of urgent hospital treatment.

The Eagle Tucson tanker was on passage from the USA to Europe and was mid Atlantic when the cadet began to suffer from suspected appendicitis.


You may also want to watch:


Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter