Person Taken to Hospital After Rescue off the coast of Fogo


One person was taken to hospital yesterday after a rescue operation off the coast of Fogo Island.

JRCC Halifax coordinated a MEDEVAC from a fishing vessel 156 NM Northeast of Fogo Island.

The rescue was made by a Cormorant from 103 Squdron, the Leonard J. Cowley, and a 413 Squadron Hercules providing top cover.

The patient was safely transferred to the Health Sciences Centre in St John’s NL.


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