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Fiji Navy coordinates medevac for French yachtie

Monday, November 27, 2017

Update: 4:40PM THE Republic of Fiji Navy's (RFN) Fiji Maritime Surveillance and Rescue Coordination Center (FMSRCC) coordinated a maritime medical evacuation of a 49-year-old male French national onboard a sailing yacht, SV Ecume Du Corail from Ono-i-Lau Island in the Lau group this morning.

The French Maritime Rescue Coordination Center in Paris initially informed and further requested the RFN on Saturday to render medical assistance to one of the two persons onboard the yacht.

The man was airlifted safely to Suva.

More details in tomorrow's edition of The Fiji Times.

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