PRESS RELEASE ISSUED BY THE ARMED FORCES OF MALTA: Offshore worker rescued following accident

Early this afternoon, the Armed Forces of Malta Rescue Coordination Centre received a distress call from a vessel working off shore following an accident on board. A man working on the vessel was reported to have sustained a severe injury and required immediate evacuation.

The AFM’s Melita class Search and Rescue Launch was immediately deployed to assist the man who was brought to shore and transferred to Mater Dei Hospital by ambulance.

Source: Government of Malta