Medical Evacuation on P&O Britannia

Apr 10, 2018

The Spanish sea search and rescue team of the organization -Salvamento Marítimo, evacuated today a British passenger sailing on the cruise ship P&O Britannia. 

The medical evacuation was executed this morning while Britannia was 209 Kilometers North-West from the port of La Coruna. The weather conditions were not favorable, with force winds 8 kN. Helimer 401 helicopter was used in the operation to airlift the British patient to the airport from where he was transported to a hospital. Below is a video of the actual medevac.

Britannia departed Southampton on April 8, for a 14 Night Canary Islands and Portugal voyage, and is expected to arrive in Funchal, Madeira on April 12.

Así ha sido la evacuación médica por helicóptero esta madrugada desde el buque Britannia a 209 km al NW de A Coruña. Las...

Posted by Salvamento Marítimo on Tuesday, April 10, 2018

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