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17/09/2021

Mountain walker winched to safety after incident in Waterford

Mountain walker winched to safety after incident in Waterford

Mountain walker winched to safety after incident in Waterford

The South Eastern Mountain Rescue Association was involved in a mountain rescue in Waterford on Sunday.

SEMRA were called shortly after 7pm on Sunday, August 25 to give assistance to a solo walker on the Knockmealdowns who had sustained a leg injury.

With light fading, the Rescue 117 helicopter was called in to assist.

Rescue 117 crew members carried out a rescue operation with the walker winched from the site at 9.15pm.

All members of the rescue team were safely off the hill by 10pm.

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