Each week we will be adding the details of one of the other rescues Jerry carried out during the time covered by Rescue Pilot, for which there wasn’t enough room in the book, together with bonus photographs and newspaper cuttings from the time.
From Falmouth MRCC to Culdrose. Request helo scramble to 156 degrees Mevagissey 6 miles.
Crewman on board FV AQILLA with suspected heart attack
43 foot vessel, dark hull, white superstructure, Reg FY324.
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?”