Donaghadee Lifeboat

First shout of 2017

5th March 2017 – THE crew of Donaghadee lifeboat Saxon launched for the first time this year on Sunday evening after the Coastguard received a report of an incoming aircraft with technical difficulties.
In cases of such emergencies, available search and rescue teams are deployed and rendezvous at pre-arranged positions in Belfast Lough. Bangor and Larne RNLI were also involved in the operation which was stood down without incident at 9.40pm.