New Delhi: The Indian Navy on Thursday rescued a lady crew member of a Seychelles Coast Guard ship after she reported a well being drawback, the Defence Ministry mentioned.
The Seychelles Coast Guard ship, Zoroaster, was on a voyage from Kochi to Victoria, capital of the Seychelles. It was being escorted by INS Sharda.
A lady official of Seychelles Coast Guard ship, Allison Labiche, reported extreme belly pains and was shifted to INS Sharda by boat for additional medical administration. The affected person is beneath remark and her situation is steady.
The official Twitter deal with of PRO Defence Kochi mentioned a sophisticated mild helicopter (ALH) from the Kochi-based naval air station INS Garuda was deployed to evacuate the lady official. A Seaking 42C helicopter was additionally saved on standby.
“At about 9:30 am on April 14, a crew member of SCGS Zoroaster, reported extreme belly pains and was shifted to INS Sharda by boat, for additional medical administration and evacuation,” a media launch mentioned.
The INS Sharda was roughly 15 km north of Minicoy island.
“Instantly, an indigenously constructed ALH and a Seaking 42C helicopter had been ready at Kochi for medical evacuation. An ALH helicopter with a Naval Medical Officer onboard took off from INS Garuda to impact rendezvous with INS Sharda,” the assertion mentioned.
“The plane landed again at Garuda with the affected person at 16.50 hours. The affected person was instantly taken to INHS Sanjivani by ambulance. The affected person is beneath remark and her situation is steady,” the assertion additional mentioned.