Flares

Dec 24, 2009   //   by Caitriona   //   Callouts  //  No Comments

At 18.10 , Christmas Eve , Doolin Coast Guard Unit was tasked by MRCC Valentia to  investigate a reported sighting of two flares in the Spanish Point area. Team members assembled and others went to various locations along the coastline and watched for any lights in the bay.The  sea was very calm with low fog. Coast Guard helicopter , Rescue 115 , was tasked and carried out a search of the area. Doolin Coast Guard Delta was prepared for launch and on standby if needed. Nothing was found , theCoast Guard Helicopter returned to base in Shannon and the Doolin team members also stood down at 20.30.

Incident 47/09

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