Air Force Miltiare: a life-saving mission of the HH212 M.I.C.C. D.
The helicopter, contact Rescue 1212, took off at 09:55 at a time of the fishing vessel "Lorenza Mother", maltese flag and, After about 15 minute flight, on the vertical axis of the boat started the recovery procedure with winch.
The seaman, maltese, was in shock because of concussion following a fall.
Once stabilized the patient on board the aircraft, the same ran immediately to the hospital's landing pad "St. Luke ", where the patient was given to health staff intervened for the next "Mater Dei" hospital admission.
The crew was then return to the square of the Air Wing of the AFM where the chopper was promptly reconditioned to resume the alarm service.
The collaboration of the Italian mission section S.A. R defence carries out its activities with mixed Italian-Maltese ensuring crews on the island of Malta search and rescue service 24 hours a day with HH212A of the Italian air force helicopters, even in the most difficult weather conditions.
Source: The Flight