Wednesday 1 March 2017

Fisherman airlifted to hospital after suffering injuries 20 miles from coast

Conor Feehan

Conor Feehan

Cork University Hospital
Cork University Hospital

A fisherman has been airlifted to hospital after being injured on a trawler off the Cork coast.

The Wexford search and rescue helicopter was tasked to winch the man from the boat named Amadeus shortly after 6.30am this morning.

The trawler was positioned around 20 miles off the coast when the man was injured.

He was due to be brought to Cork University Hospital for treatment.

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