Title
European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex) involved in search and rescue operation off Lesvos
Description

This morning at 6:45, a a Royal Netherlands Marechaussee patrol boat taking part in Frontex‚Äôs operation Poseidon detected a capsized boat northeast off Mytilene (Lesvos island) while patrolling the sea between Turkey and Greece. The Hellenic Coast Guard, in charge of coordination of Search and Rescue operations, immediately ordered seven vessels and a Super Puma helicopter to assist in the rescue. Among them was also an Italian patrol boat from Guardia
di Finanza deployed by Frontex.

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Language
EN
Publication date
11.06.2019
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