Ukrainian sailor died during a storm in Celtic Sea

Paramedics team was delivered on board of bulk carrier by helicopter, at 0140 UTC Nov 23 paramedics pronounced seaman’s death
14:32, 24 November 2019

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During a storm in the Celtic Sea, the 57-year-old Ukrainian sailor sustained injuries incompatible with life. The charitable organization Assol Sailors Assistance Fund reports, as well as the FleetMon resource, which tracks the location of ships.

"The ALMA bulk carrier (IMO: 9231676, the flag of Malta) contacted MRCC Corsen, France, and requested medical attention for a 57-year-old Ukrainian sailor who was in critical condition. An injury was received as a result of a storm at 10.10 pm UTC on November 22 in the Celtic Sea, approximately 150 nm west of Brest,"  the report said.

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The medical team, which was delivered aboard the ship, confirmed the death of a sailor.

As we reported, deputy Director of the MFA Consular Services Department Vasyl Kyrylych said that three crew members of the previously disappeared Bourbon Rhode vessel were rescued, two of them were citizens of Ukraine.

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