- Reaction score
- # of dives
- 500 - 999
Manche : un plongeur pris dans l'hélice du bateau, le pronostic vital engagé
This Saturday, June 23, 2018, early afternoon, a diver caught in the propeller under the hull of a boat located 4.5 km south of Joburg Nose (Channel), was rescued. His vital prognosis is engaged.
This Saturday, June 23, 2018, at 13:50, the maritime prefecture of the English Channel and the North Sea is warned by the Cross (Regional Operational Monitoring and Rescue Center) of Jobourg (Channel) that a diver present on board the boat Shaman II is caught in the propeller under the hull . The boat is 4.5 km south of the Jobourg Nose.
The committed Cayman helicopter
The Caiman Navy helicopter stationed at Maupertus (Manche) is then engaged. The latter sends his diver near Shamane II to help clear the victim and then returns to Querqueville to recover the medical team of the Medical Center of the Armed Forces of Querqueville then takes off again towards the ship. The all-time stars and canoes of the SNSM d'Urville, Gouré and Diélette and the Slavaure (private diving support) are also dispatched to the spot.
Committed vital prognosis
Around 14:50, the wounded, whose vital prognosis is engaged, is hoisted aboard the Caiman and routed to the DZ Cherbourg commercial port . The diver is taken care of by the fire brigade of the Channel and sent to the Pasteur Hospital of Cherbourg.