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Surveyor Airlifted After Kerry Coastal Fall

25th November 2014
Surveyor Airlifted After Kerry Coastal Fall

#Rescue - The Irish Examiner reports on yesterday's (24 November) airlifting of a man injured in a fall at Kerry Head.

The casualty was one of three people undertaking survey work at the water level for the Ordnance Survey Ireland, and apparently lost his footing on the rocks after being struck by a wave.

Shannon-based helicopter Rescue 115 responded to the scene along with Fenit RNLI and coastguard units from Ballybunion and Glenderry, and the man was airlifted to Tralee General Hospital for observation.

It is not believed he sustained any injuries, and it was confirmed he and his colleagues were kitted out in full safety gear for their work.

The Irish Examiner has more on the story HERE.

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MacDara Conroy

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