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BEACH AIRLIFT FOR ILL PATIENT

rescue104steephillVIDEO: Coastguard Rescue 104 helicopter was tasked to airlift a ill woman from an Island beach this afternoon (Tuesday).

Paramedics were called to Brighstone Beach near to Isle of Wight Pearl shortly after 13:00 following reports that a woman, believed to be in her 50s, had become unwell.

Due to the remote location, the assistance of the helicopter was requested to airlift the woman to St Mary’s Hospital, Newport.

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Coastguard Rescue Teams from The Needles were also tasked to the scene to secure a safe landing area.

Island Echo reader Charlie Thomas captured the moment when the helicopter touched down this lunchtime.

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