Lifeboat called to evacuate patient
OBAN lifeboat was launched on Thursday March 30 to evacuate a medical casualty from Mull.
The Mora Edith MacDonald was called out by Stornoway Coastguard to assist the Scottish Ambulance Service with a transfer from Craignure.
The volunteer crew left Oban at 8.50pm with two paramedics aboard.
With the assistance of Craignure’s Coast Rescue Team, the lifeboat was alongside the ferry linkspan by 9.16pm. The casualty was transferred to the lifeboat which then sped back to Oban, arriving at 10.15pm, with the assistance of Oban Coast Rescue Team.
The casualty was transferred to a waiting ambulance.