At 12.38pm the pagers sounded, the volunteer crew responded. Falmouth Coastguard
Helm Ian Timms, along with volunteers George Deacon and Jack Hill launched the inshore lifeboat and got underway to the Westward side of Mans Head.
Despite the initial help, it was clear that the casualty needed further medical support with oxygen. Once the oxygen was administered and the casualty was clearly stable, a multi operational extraction was performed with all response teams working together.
Key facts about the RNLI
The RNLI charity saves lives at sea. Its volunteers provide a 24-hour search and rescue service around the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland coasts. The RNLI operates 238 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and more than 240 lifeguard units on beaches around the UK and Channel Islands. The RNLI is independent of Coastguard and government and depends on voluntary donations and legacies to maintain its rescue service. Since the RNLI was founded in 1824, its lifeboat crews and lifeguards have saved over 142,700 lives.
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