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From the sea to the air: Working with coastguard helicopters

If someone needs urgent medical care, an airlift to hospital is often the quickest way to get them the treatment they urgently need.

Airlifting from a lifeboat takes a lot of precision and skill, so RNLI crews train hard to make this tricky operation as smooth as possible. Watch the incredible footage below:

It takes hours of training to save lives at sea – and every single training exercise is only possible thanks to your generous support. Thank you.