Both boats launched for Trearddur Bay RNLI

Lifeboats News Release

At 7:30pm last night, Tuesday 8th May, the volunteers of Trearddur bay were paged by HM Coastguard. The crew were requested to assist a suspected casualty in the water at Rhosneigr.

RNLI/Andy Hodgson

The Atlantic 85 and D Class boats were launched immediately, arriving at Rhosneigr at the same time as the Coastguard 936 helicopter.

Upon arrival the RNLI Volunteers were informed that three men had entered the water and one had got into difficulty. Paramedics from the Welsh Ambulance Service also attended the incident and the casualty was airlifted to hospital.

Both boats returned to the station at 9:30pm.

RNLI/Andy Hodgson

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