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Coastguard rescue helicopter R187 makes its first visit.

On Sunday 10th Jan, Coastguard rescue helicopter R187 from St Athan near Cardiff made it’s first training visit to us. The helicopters at the base, which is run by Bristow, took over from the RAF in October and provide 24hr SAR cover both at sea and on land.

During the exercise, various scenarios were practised, including lifting a casualty off the deck of the lifeboat in stretcher. Please browse the pictures below. Video will follow very soon.

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