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Navy responds to medical evacuation request at Isla Mujeres

Isla Mujeres, Q.R. — The Secretary of the Navy of Mexico reports on Sunday, personnel carried out the medical evacuation of a crew member of the sailboat in the Makax Lagoon of Isla Mujeres.

This action was carried out after receiving an emergency call at the Naval Search, Rescue and Maritime Surveillance Station requesting the medical evacuation of a person from vessel Kiwi, who suffered an injury to his right hand while carrying out onboard maneuvers.

A vessel from the Naval Search, Rescue and Maritime Surveillance Station of Isla Mujeres arrived at Kiwi and proceeded with the medical evacuation of a 56-year-old male from Poland. The injured man was transferred to the marina dock in Isla Mujeres where he was received by Naval Health personnel to be taken to a local hospital in order to receive the corresponding medical attention.

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