The Initial Response Team, the ‘IRT’ was tasked to assist the RNLI with the recovery of a 15 year old Bermudan girl who had slipped on rocks causing a severe head injury. She had fallen trying to evade the incoming tide. The incident occurred near Church Cliffs, to the east of Lyme Regis. A RAF Sea King helicopter from Chivenor was mobilised and ‘medevacced’ the casualty to Dorset County Hospital, Dorchester.
2011 Incident #5 27.02.11 1308UTC #560