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Portuguese Navy Rescue British Tourist

Yesterday afternoon (28.3), the Portuguese Navy, through the Lisbon Maritime Search and Rescue Coordination Centre, rescued a 68-year-old British woman who had suffered a stroke onboard the ‘Valiant Lady,’ who was 280 nautical miles off the northeast coast of Madeira.

The Portuguese Navy were assisted by two Portuguese Air Force search using a C-295M twin turbo-prop transport aircraft, and an EH – 101 helicopter.

At 02:45, the helicopter landed at Madeira International Airport, where the woman was quickly transported to hospital by ambulance.

Samantha Gannon

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