PRESS RELEASE BY THE ARMED FORCES OF MALTA

Yesterday afternoon, Rescue Coordination Centre Malta dispatched an AW 139 helicopter in aid of a French man. The man was reported to have fallen from a height in Xlendi, Gozo whilst he was abseiling. An AFM helicopter winched the man to safety and took him to the AFM Airwing where an ambulance was waiting to transfer him to Mater Dei Hospital.

Source: Government of Malta