Filipino flown to hospital

A 27-year old Filipino sailor, Barnis Apollo, was evacuated from the motor-tanker Overseas Signos by helicopter to Mater Dei Hospital on Monday night as he was suffering from severe fever, the AFM said.

As the time, the vessel was located some 14 nautical miles from Grand Harbour.

An Italian Air Force AB-212 helicopter, flown by a joint Italo-Maltese crew, performed the transfer of the sailor.


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