Helicopters tasked to the aid of injured fisherman off Kerry coast

Shannon HelicopterValentia Coastguard Radio Station is currently co-ordinating the rescue of an injured fisherman who is in a fishing trawler off the Kerry coast. A call was received at 9:30 this morning to request a medivac from an Irish fishing trawler 130 miles west of Valentia Island. Two helicopters are on their way to the Trawler. Rescue 115 has been tasked from Shannon and Rescue 117 from Waterford.