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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.