Police were alerted to a concern for welfare late last night and launched a search for the missing woman in the West Wight area. The assistance of The Needles Coastguard and Ventnor Coastguard Rescue Teams, as well as Freshwater Independent Lifeboat, was requested shortly before midnight.
Coastguard Rescue 104 helicopter from Lee-on-Solent was tasked to airlift the woman from the remote location to St Mary’s Hospital, Newport.
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