For emergencies on Lough Neagh and it’s tributary rivers call 999 and ask for the Coastguard.

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  • Callout 421

    (Search Continued) KILB departed at 9.35 to search the area south of Kells point along with AILB and approx 20 fishing boats. The search continued until a body was recovered by one of the fishing boats and brought to Wylies Quay. KILB then returned to station and arrived back at 12.30.

  • Callout 420

    On 01/12/08 at 21.10 to search for a man overboard from a white cruiser south of Kells Point. An extensive search was carried out by KILB and AILB with the help of Police 44 which provided search light. Local fishing boats also helped to search the area while the Coastguard, Cookstown Fire and Rescue Service […]

  • Callout 419

    On 25/11/08 at 20.15 to meet the owner of a 23′ Scarab sports boat which was adrift off the River Bann mouth. S1 proceeded to the Bann mouth where there was no sign of the owner or boat. Tasked by Coast Guard to search around Coney island where there was no sign of the boat. […]

  • Callout 418

    On 08/11/08 at 14.45 to a white rib “Osprey Ranger” which had lost power off Discovery Centre. KILB was tasked and the rib was brought back to Kinnego Marina.

  • Callout 417

    On 12/10/08 at 18.55 to search for a jet ski with two persons aboard which had not returned to Gawleys Gate where it had launched. PSNI Helo reported sighting of two persons on Rams Island. AILB arrived first and collected the casualties and brought them to Crumlin Marina where they were met by Kinnego Tango. […]

  • Callout 416

    On 02/08/08 at 17.00. CoastGuard rang at 17.05 to say that a man had got out of the water himself and to stand down.

  • Callout 415

    On 01/08/08 at 12.15 to a jet ski which had broken down between kinnego and Morrows Point. The casualty was located off Hog Park and was taken under tow by KILB back to Kinnego. Back on Station at 13.45.

  • Callout 414

    On 28/07/08 at 13.45 to a boat off Rams Island. The boat had lost its rudder and was sinking fast. KILB arrived shortly after AILB which was alongside the sinking boat taking the 5 occupants aboard. AILB then proceeded to Crumlin Marina where they were met by Kinnego Tango. Boats back on station at 15.50.

  • Callout 413

    At 16.30 on the 21st July KILB responded to small fishing boat aground on Tolans at the mouth of Kinnego Bay. The Boat was safely towed back to origin.

  • Callout 412

    At 15.30 on the 21st July KILB was tasked to a stranded jet ski. The Ski had fouled in weed, KILB towed it to deeper water and the jet was cleared by an LNR crew member. The Ski then made its own way back to Kinnego.