Alderney’s RNLI lifeboat races medical patient to Guernsey

Lifeboats News Release

With gloomy visibility preventing flying, Alderney’s voluntary RNLI lifeboat crew stepped in this morning (Sunday) to ferry an elderly male with abdominal pains to Guernsey for specialist medical treatment.

The all-weather Trent class lifeboat launched at 10.17am to transport the patient and an accompanying doctor on the 20-plus mile sea journey to St Peter Port and an awaiting St John Ambulance.

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