AFM airlifts sailor to hospital
A Filipino sailor was hoisted onto a helicopter and ferried to Mater Dei Hospital this morning after falling ill on a ship off Malta.
The AFM said the cargo vessel Maersk Hirado was 40 miles off Malta when the sailor was reported to be ill.
The rescue was conducted by a joint Maltese-Italian crew on board an Italian Military Mission AB212 helicopter.
Photos- Courtesy of S/Sgt Demicoli Air Wing AFM