2 February 2014

10th May 1981

EI 6914 45n 14.30w 10:41 F350 40n 16.30w 11:19, 35n 18.30w next

"At 47.062n 13.313w we picked up an ELT on 121.5". Shanwick advised that the crew from an abandoned yacht had been picked up yesterday in that area.

[A report in the "Observer Newspaper" on Sunday, 10th May 1981 stated that two persons were rescued from a life raft some 380 miles off Lands End in heavy seas by a Sea King after abandoning their yacht]

Aer Lingus flight from Dublin to Las Palmas relaying a message to Shanwick on 8945.

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