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P 465 brings ashore critically ill fisherman

P 465 brings ashore critically ill fisherman

[January 31 2018]

Navy troops in the East rendered assistance to bring ashore a critically ill fisherman on Monday (29th January).

According to Navy media, Navy has dispatched the Fast Attack Craft P 465 from its Eastern Naval Command for the mission, upon being informed of the emergency by the Police. The Navy craft was able to reach the fishing trawler in the deep sea about 8.5 nautical miles away from the Foul Point.

The fisherman, who had fallen ill after a sudden heart attack was transfered to the Naval craft and was safely brought ashore to the Trincomalee harbour. Upon reaching land the patient was rushed to the District General Hospital for treatment.

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