Response: Howth CGU, HSE, R116
Location: Beaumont Hospital
Yesterday at 14.16 Howth Coast Guard unit was tasked to secure the landing site at Beaumont hospital for Coast Guard Helicopter Rescue 116 which was incoming from the Wicklow mountains with a climber who had sustained a head injury when they fell 20mts.
The unit responded quickly, secured the site and assisted the helicopter crew and HSE ambulance crew to transfer the patient to the ambulance on arrival.
The unit stood down at 16.20