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27/07/2021

Woman rescued by helicopter from Donegal hillside after sustaining injury

The woman was brought to Letterkenny Hospital

R118 Rescue helicopter

Man brought to hospital by helicopter

A woman has been brought to hospital by the R118 Coast Guard helicopter after sustaining an injury on Croaghan Hill near Lifford.

A spokesperson for Malin Head Coast Guard station confirmed that the team responded to a 999 call at 5.10pm on Sunday.

"It related to a female with a broken ankle," said the spokesperson. 

The helicopter was deployed from Sligo and the woman was lifted safely off the hillside and brought to Letterkenny University Hospital.

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