Aldeburgh RNLI lifeboat tasked to a Medivac retrieval

Lifeboats News Release

Aldeburgh's Inshore Lifeboat (ILB), Susan Scott, was requested to launch after there was a report of a person with a suspected fractured ankle on the shoreline of the River Alde.

RNLI/Caron Hill

Aldeburgh RNLI Inshore Lifeboat (ILB), Susan Scott, was launched at 4.50pm and found the casualty at Butley Creek, south of Orford. The casualty had been on a boat and came back on shore, where they slipped over.

They were assessed by the lifeboat crew, stretchered and transported to Orford Quay to await the ambulance. The local Coast Guard team were also present.

The ILB returned to station at 7.45pm.

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· Caron Hill, Aldeburgh RNLI Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer, 07837 263210 email

· Clare Hopps, RNLI Regional Media Officer (North and East)


Nicola Quinn, RNLI Regional Media Manager (North East and East). 07810658072/

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