Hastings ILB was requested to launch at 14:39 today to reports of a person stuck on the cliff near Ecclesbourne Glen. The ILB and her volunteer crew were quickly on scene along with Coastguard Helicopter, Rescue 163, who located 1 casualty and winched him to safety. The casualty was then returned to the beach where it was confirmed there were no other people in need of assistance. The ILB escorted the casualty along the beach to meet Hastings Coastguard Rescue Team. The ILB then stood down and returned to station.