MNDF Southern Area Coast Guard evacuates a crew onboard a supply vessel

Updated: 13-10-2021, 09:35


MNDF Southern Area Coast Guard Squadron has medically evacuated a 61-year-old crewman onboard a supply vessel docked at the harbor of Ga.Kerehdhoo.

Distress call was received at MNDF Coast Guard Maritime Rescue Coordination Center (MRCC) midnight around 02:07hrs, of deteriorating health condition of the crewman onboard vessel “Loonu 1”. Followed by the call, MNDF Southern Area Coast Guard Squadron was dispatched in assistance. Crewman is critical condition was evacuated to Fuvahmulah around 03:26hrs midnight.