On 13 Apr (Wed) Zaslavec Andrej, a 2nd officer of a Lithuanian container ship was involved in an accident about 260km off the coast of Singapore. The Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) responded to the emergency call of the container ship and evacuated the 2nd officer to a hospital.
“I was cut quite deeply with some bone fractures and my vein was cut…I was glad the helicopter was there. The crew was very quick and very nice. A big thank you for saving my life,” said Mr Andrej.
Writing in their Facebook RSAF said Mr Andrej “sustained a life-threatening cut to his arm and lost a large volume of blood.”
The RSAF’s Rescue 10 Search-and-Rescue team responded to the emergency and evacuated Mr Andrej to Singapore General Hospital on board their Super Puma helicopter.
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