Hellenic Navy helicopter transports patient from Russian warship (vid)

A crew member of a Russian Black Sea Fleet auxiliary vessel, whose condition was serious and in need of immediate hospital treatment, was hoisted aboard by a Navy helicopter crew and transported to hospital and salvation.

The Hellenic Navy released a striking video from this operation.

More specifically, today at noon, an S70B “Aegean Hawk” helicopter of the Hellenic Navy picked up a patient, who was in need of immediate hospital treatment, from the “P-82” vessel, which was sailing 25 nautical miles south of Gavdos.

The Hellenic Navy helicopter crew transported the patient to 115 Battle Wing, Souda Air Base, where he was taken by an EKAB ambulance to hospital.