A 38-year-old woman, of American nationality, was rescued this afternoon by the crew of the Lifeguard Station in Sagres, after having fallen, while "allegedly" climbing with a group of friends, between Praia do Beliche and Ponta do Cabo de São Vicente, on the coast of the municipality of Vila do Bispo.
Following an alert received around 16 pm, via the Lisbon Maritime Search and Rescue Coordination Center (MRCC Lisboa), crew members from the Sagres Lifeguard Station and members of the Local Command of the Lagos Maritime Police.
Upon arrival at the scene, the crew of the Lifeguard Station found that the victim was "in a difficult to reach place". Despite this, they managed to rescue her using a vessel, having taken her to the port of Baleeira, where an INEM ambulance was already there, which later transported her to a hospital unit.
The Port Captain and Local Commander of the Maritime Police of Lagos coordinated the rescue operations and the Local Command of the Maritime Police of Lagos took care of the occurrence.