BREAKING NEWS: SEARCH LAUNCHED AFTER MAN GOES OVERBOARD FROM VESSEL

first_imgThe Lough Swilly Shannon, on its first official launch, is searching for the missing man.A search has been sparked after a report of a man being washed overboard from a vessel off Co Donegal.Two lifeboats, the Lough Swilly and Arranmore lifeboats, have been launched to take part in the search.It is understood the Rescue 118 helicopter has also been scrambled to the area. The man is believed to have been washed overboard in an area between Tory Island and Malin Head.It is not known if the person was on a commercial or private vessel at this stage.Both the Lough Swilly Shannon lifeboat at the Arranmore Lifeboat were launched just after 3pm.A spokesman said “As you can appreciate this is a huge area of water and the details of the situation are still emerging. “Two lifeboats, the Lough Swilly lifeboat and the Arranmore lifeboat, have been launched but we have no further details at the moment.”We will bring you more on this story as it emerges.BREAKING NEWS: SEARCH LAUNCHED AFTER MAN GOES OVERBOARD FROM VESSEL was last modified: June 16th, 2015 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:donegalLifeboatMalin HeadoverboardTory Islandvessellast_img read more

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