MMRT Rescue Two Injured Hillwalkers on Slieve Donard

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[caption id="attachment_41071" align="alignleft" width="250"]The Mourne Mountain Rescue Team responded to two hill walkers sustaining injuries on Slieve Donard. The Mourne Mountain Rescue Team responded to two hill walkers sustaining injuries on Slieve Donard.[/caption]

AT approximately 2pm today (Sunday 28 July) the Mourne Mountain Rescue Team were tasked to assist a casualty on the summit of Slieve Donard who had fallen and sustained head and facial injuries.

The  lady was walked to the col by a member of the team for an airlift by Rescue 116.

At the same time a second cauualty sustained a knee injury while descending Slieve Donard and made her way to the col where she was also examined by a team member before being transferred to a stretcher and airlifted by Rescue 116.

Both casualties were flown to Daisy Hill Hospital for further treatment.

In total 10 members responded and the team stood down at 4pm.

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