RSAF successfully evacuates Filipino from submarine support and rescue vessel

RSAF successfully evacuates Filipino from submarine support and rescue vessel
Picture of the rescue helicopter approaching SGH.

The Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) successfully evacuated a Filipino civilian in a stable condition to the Singapore General Hospital (SGH), early Thurday morning, on May 8.

The Filipino, a civilian crew member, was on board MV Swift Rescue, a Submarine Support and Rescue Vessel, that was 250km off Singapore's coast, according to a post on the RSAF's Facebook page.

Rescue 10 was scrambled at about 4.10am and reached SGH at 6.25am. The evacuee is suspected to have suffered appendicitis.

This is the Facebook post from the RSAF page:

Rescue 10 was scrambled at 0411H to evacuate a Filipino civilian crew with suspected appendicitis on board MV Swift Rescue, a Submarine Support and Rescue Vessel, that was 250km off our coast. Rescue 10 successfully evacuated the casualty in a stable condition to the Singapore General Hospital at 0652H.

abrahamr@sph.com.sg

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