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Call Out for Stonehaven Crew

Lifeboats News Release

Crew were paged at 14.15hrs by HM Coastguard.

Helicopter Bond 1 were on a training exercise when they spotted a car at the bottom of the cliffs at Tod Head Lighthouse. The crew were tasked to attend to check for any casualties
Stonehaven volunteer crew launched in Atlantic 85 'Jamie Hunter' and made their way to the area. Whilst on route they were stood down when it was found that the cars owner was accounted for and was safe and well.

The boat returned to the station and was made ready for service once again.

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