Navy rescues 39-year-old man with "acute ischemia" and chest pain in the Azores

The Navy carried out a rescue of a 39-year-old man, who was aboard the ship “Bulk Poland”, flying the flag of Singapore, in the Azores, with “acute ischemia” and chest pain.

The Navy, through the Ponta Delgada Maritime Search and Rescue Coordination Center (MRCC Delgada), in coordination with the Lajes Search and Rescue Coordination Center (RCC Lajes) and the Urgent Patients Guidance Center (CODU-MAR ), coordinated, since 10:24 am (local time) today, June 11, the rescue of a 39-year-old male crew member, of Filipino nationality”, indicated, in a statement, the Navy.

The man was aboard the Singapore-flagged ship “Bulk Poland”, sailing some 241 nautical miles (446 kilometers) northwest of Terceira Island.

According to the same note, the crew member had “acute ischemia of the right lower limb and chest pain, requiring immediate medical care”, and was later transferred to the Hospital do Santo Espírito Santo on Ilha Terceira.

This operation also involved a C-295 plane, an EH-101 helicopter and an ambulance.

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