Joint Rescue Coordination Center

Συμβούλιο Οικονομίας και Ανταγωνιστικότητας Κύπρου

    On April 26th, 2021, at 21:40Lt JRCC Larnaca received an information for a person on distress on board the Italian fishing boat “GRECALE”, which was sailing 8nm east of Cape Saint Andreas.

    JRCC Larnaca activated the National Search and Rescue Plan "NEARCHOS", scrambling a SAR helicopter of Cyprus Police Aviation Unit, with a trained nurse of Ambulance Service on board, to air evacuate the person to a Hospital of the Republic of Cyprus.

    The Italian sailor was transferred to General Hospital of Larnaca at 00:20 of the April 27th.

MEDEVAC Operation April 26th, 2021