This afternoon around 19:15 CET, an Italian Air Force Leonardo HH.139A (reg. MM82038) rescued a passenger from the Grimaldi Lines Ro-Ro Cargo Ship Eurocargo Venezia (IMO: 9465552, MMSI: 247297200) via its winch.
When the passenger felt ill, the ferry deviated from its route (Genoa – Malta) and headed towards Naples.
Off the coast of Naples, the helicopter picked up the passenger and took him to hospital in Naples.
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