VIDEO: 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.
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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