Irish Coast Guard evacuates injured Royal Navy submariner

The Irish Coast Guard evacuated a sailor with leg injuries from a Royal Navy submarine on Tuesday.

According to a report in Irish Times, the sailor was airlifted from a submarine off the Irish Achill Island with injuries to both legs. The submariner was transported to Sligo University Hospital for treatment.

A Royal Navy spokeswoman confirmed the incident adding she could provide no further comments as the Royal Navy does not disclose submarine operations for security reasons.

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