Oban lifeboat out early this morning

Oban lifeboat was requested to launch by Stornoway Coastguard at 00.59 this morning to rendezvous with a motor boat in the vicinity of Loch Aline in the Sound of Mull.
One of the crew members was reported to be feeling unwell in what was possibly diving related.The volunteer lifeboat crew arrived on scene at 01.46, when the diver was assessed and then safely transferred aboard the lifeboat.

The lifeboat made best speed back to Oban where the casualty was transferred to a waiting ambulance at the lifeboat’s berth, with the lifeboat then returning to station, refuelling and made ready for service again by 03.15.

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