Watch: Unbelievable video shows rescue helicopter saving casualty in Aberdeenshire stranded in stormy conditions

This incredible video shows the moment that a rescue helicopter winched a casualty to safety after he became stranded in stormy conditions in Rosehearty.

The casualty was winched to safety by a rescue helicopter.
The casualty was winched to safety by a rescue helicopter.

The helicopter can be seen flying low over Rosehearty Harbour as coastguard teams assisted from the ground after three boys found themselves in difficulty on the rocks on Wednesday evening.

Two members of the Rosehearty Harbour and Inshore Fishermans Association (RHIFA), Andra Duthie and Bob Taylor, were nearby and spotted them struggling.

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Knowing the tide was due to come in and the danger the boys faced, the pair promptly called the coastguard.

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Once on the scene, volunteers from Fraserburgh and Peterhead Coastguard teams assisted two of the boys safely off the rocks where they were then treated by paramedics.

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The third boy, who had been injured, was kept “warm and comfortable” until the arrival of the coastguard helicopter.

He was winched to safety and taken to hospital where he was treated for a leg injury and hypothermia.

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Two members of the Rosehearty Harbour and Inshore Fishermans Association raised the alarm when they saw the three boys struggling on the rocks.
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The casualty was taken to hospital and treated for leg injuries and hypothermia.

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