Climber dies in fall at Fair Head

Climber dies in fall at Fair Head

Fair Head in Ballycastle

Jonathan McNabb

Reporter:

Jonathan McNabb

Email:

jonathan.mcnabb@thechronicle.uk.com

THE PSNI have confirmed that a man in his 60's has died while climbing Fair Head cliff in Ballycastle.

A coastguard rescue helicopter from Prestwick was sent to the scene along with cliff rescue teams from Ballycastle and Coleraine.

The police and the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service also attended.

A Police statement read: "Police can confirm that the body of a man was recovered from cliffs at Fair Head near Ballycastle on Thursday 18th June. The man’s death is not being treated as suspicious at this time."

Leave your comment

Share your opinions on Alpha Newspaper Group

Characters left: 1500

BREAKING

Open for business

The hospitality industry takes the first step on the road to recovery today (Friday).