P&O ferry passenger airlifted to Ysbyty Gwynedd, Bangor

The passenger of an Irish Sea ferry was airlifted to Ysbyty Gwynedd, Bangor, after falling on board ship and suffering head and facial injuries.

The man fell as the P&O ferry Norbay was making its way from Dublin to Liverpool in force eight gale winds.

The rescue helicopter from RAF Valley was called in and the man was flown to hospital shortly after 05:00 GMT on Sunday.

Holyhead coastguard dealt with the call.

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