At 15:52 on 16 March 2021, a member of the public called the Joint
Emergency Services Control Centre (JESCC) to report that their friend had
fallen down the cliffs at Icart Point whilst walking in the area.
At 16:20 the St Peter Port relief all weather Lifeboat ‘Daniel L Gibson’ and the
inshore Lifeboat ‘Elizabeth & Margaret Milligan’ were launched to proceed to
the scene of the incident to assess the casualties’ condition and to ascertain if
a recovery by sea could be carried out.
Police, Ambulance, Fire Service Cliff Rescue and Coastguard officers attended
at Icart Point to prepare for a possible rope rescue if required however, this
was not needed as the crew of the inshore Lifeboat had managed to get to the
casualty and recover him safely to the Lifeboat for onward transport back to St
Peter Port harbour and the awaiting ambulance service there.
Both Lifeboats returned to station by 17:56 and the incident was closed at