Portuguese Navy rescues fishing crew in Azores

Last Friday, a Portuguese Navy ship rescued a 60-year-old crew member who was on board a fishing boat, according to a press release issued by the organisation.

The crew member had symptoms of vertigo, dizziness and headache, requiring medical care in a hospital unit, and it was necessary to proceed with his rescue”, according to the statement.

The crew member belonged to the Portuguese-flag fishing vessel “Água Santas”, which sailed 302 nautical miles (559 kilometers) west of the island of Flores, in the Azores archipelago, the same source was required.

The rescue was carried out by the ship “António Enes”, and the victim was admitted to the Hospital de Santo Espírito, in Angra do Heroísmo.

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