PRESS RELEASE BY THE ARMED FORCES OF MALTA AFM medical evacuation

Earlier this afternoon, the Rescue Coordination Centre of the Armed Forces of Malta received a request to medically evacuate a pregnant female migrant who required urgent medical attention.

The AFM dispatched a AW139 helicopter to the vessel to evacuate the female. She has been brought to Air Wing Base and handed over to the awaiting medical team.

Source: Government of Malta