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Search For Missing Man After Personal Watercraft Incident On Lower Lough Erne

10th September 2018
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The Sligo-based Irish Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 118 is involved in the search for the missing jetskiier on Lower Lough Erne The Sligo-based Irish Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 118 is involved in the search for the missing jetskiier on Lower Lough Erne

#Missing - The PSNI and emergency services launched a major search operation yesterday afternoon (Sunday 9 September) when a man was reported missing after an incident with a personal watercraft on Lower Lough Erne.

According to RTÉ News, one man was rescued after swimming to the shore following the incident in Muckross Bay around 5.30pm.

An RNLI spokesperson said the search for the second individual is ongoing, and involves the PSNI boat and the Irish Coast Guard’s Rescue 118 helicopter from Sligo as well as fire and mountain rescue services.

Elsewhere, The Irish Times reports that a 12-year-old boy was rescued after falling on rocks at Bullock Harbour in Dalkey yesterday afternoon. The child, with a suspected ankle injury, was airlifted to hospital by the Dublin-based coastguard helicopter.

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MacDara Conroy

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