MCIB/131 - Jet ski incident at Cashla Bay
Report into a collision between two Jet Skis in Cashla Bay, Co. Galway on 2nd October 2006, resulting in serious injury to one individual.
Cashla Bay, Co. Galway
Date of Incident
Monday 02 October 2006
Friday 05 December 2008
On Monday 2nd October 2006, three friends set out for and evening adventure from Struthan Pier, Cashla Bay, Co. Galway. Mr. David Folan led on his Jet Ski followed almost immediately by Mr. Stephen Lydon also on a Jet Ski and followed a short distance behind by Mr. Padraic Mullen on his inflatable craft (RIB). They headed out to sea at approximately 17.30 hrs. Some fifteen minutes later a collision occurred between Mr. Folan on his Jet Ski and Mr. Lydon on his Jet Ski. Mr. Folan was seriously injured in the incident.