Date: 18th Jan 1979
Type: Wessex HAS1
Serial: # XS868
Callsign: Rescue 26
Pilot: J Grayson
Crewman: LACMN S Branley
Diver: LACMN J Grinney
Doctor: Surg Lt Morgan
On Scene: 0905
From Landsend Coastguard to Culdrose by telephone.
Report received from French trawler CHARCOT, approaching Newlyn
“Crewmember is coughing blood. In view of weather can you launch?”
526 arrived on scene at 0905. Doctor winched down and examined patient.
Patient stretcher-lifted into aircraft and taken to Treliske hospital with burst stomach ulcer.